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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kaaba, Caaba(noun)

    (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


  1. Caaba(ProperNoun)

    The small and nearly cubical stone building, holiest place of Islam, that all Muslims face when praying.

  2. Origin: كعبة.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caaba(noun)

    the small and nearly cubical stone building, toward which all Mohammedans must pray

  2. Origin: [Ar. ka'bah, lit., a square building, fr. ka'b cube.]

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