Definition of mecca
: a place regarded as a center for a specified group, activity, or interest <a mecca for shoppers>
Examples of mecca in a sentence
The valley is a mecca for wine lovers.
The town has become a mecca for tourists.
Origin and Etymology of mecca
Mecca, Saudi Arabia, a destination of pilgrims in the Islamic world
First Known Use: 1843
MECCA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mecca for English Language Learners
Mecca : a city in Saudi Arabia that was the birthplace of Muhammad and is the holiest city of Islam
: a place that attracts many people
Definition of Mecca for English Language Learners
: city in Saudi Arabia
MECCA Defined for Kids
Definition of Mecca for Students
city W Saudi Arabia containing the Great Mosque of Islam
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