a variant spelling of Socotra
preposition, Law. 1. upon; on the basis of: sur mortgage. noun 1. a town in S Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea: site of ancient port of Tyre. 1. a prefix meaning “over, above,” “in addition,” occurring mainly in loanwords from French and partial calques of French words: surcharge; surname; surrender; survive. 1. variant of sub- […]
noun, Islam. 1. any of the 114 chapters of the Koran. noun 1. any of the 114 chapters of the Koran sura su·ra (sur’ə) n. pl. su·rae (sur’ē) The calf of the leg. Also called su’ral. su’ral adj.
noun 1. a seaport on NE Java: second largest city in Indonesia; naval base. noun 1. a port in Indonesia, on E Java on the Surabaya Strait: the country’s second port and chief naval base; university (1954); fishing and ship-building industries; oil refinery. Pop: 2 599 796 (2000) Former spelling Soerabaja
noun 1. a soft, twilled silk or rayon fabric. noun, Islam. 1. sura. noun, Islam. 1. any of the 114 chapters of the Koran. noun 1. a twill-weave fabric of silk or rayon, used for dresses, blouses, etc noun 1. any of the 114 chapters of the Koran sura su·ra (sur’ə) n. pl. su·rae (sur’ē) […]