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ko•an



Pronunciation: (kō'än), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/koan.html on line 71 [key]
n.,
pl. -ans, -an.
Zen.
a nonsensical or paradoxical question to a student for which an answer is demanded, the stress of meditation on the question often being illuminating. Cf. mondo.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/koan.html on line 119 koan (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/koan.html on line 121 koan (Encyclopedia)

 

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