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Kaaba

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noun Kaa·ba \ˈkä-bə\

Definition of Kaaba

  1. :  a small stone building in the court of the Great Mosque at Mecca that contains a sacred black stone and is the goal of Islamic pilgrimage and the point toward which Muslims turn in praying



Origin of kaaba

Arabic kaʽba, literally, cubic building


First Known Use: 1734

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