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Dome of the Rock

noun Islam.
  1. a shrine in Jerusalem at the site from which Muhammad ascended through the seven heavens to the throne of God: built on the site of the Jewish Temple.
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Dome of the Rock

noun
  1. the mosque in Jerusalem, Israel, built in 691 ad by caliph `Abd al-Malik: the third most holy place of Islam; stands on the Temple Mount alongside the al-Aqsa mosqueAlso called (not in Muslim usage): Mosque of Omar
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