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- proper n. The small and nearly cubical stone building, holiest place of Islam, that all Muslims face when praying.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The small and nearly cubical stone building, toward which all Mohammedans must pray.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Kaaba.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying
Arabic كعبة (kaʕbah, "cube"). (Wiktionary)