One of the beautiful virgins of the Koranic paradise.(noun)
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Use "houri" in a sentence
"His passion for revenge was even more determined than his admiration for the "houri," as he called the maiden."
"Muslims, do you believe "houri" means grapes as some Muslim scholars have interpreted it?"
"And beyond his star-gazing, in his far-imagined heavens, Valkyrie or houri, man has fain made place for her, for he could see no heaven without her."