- a cube-shaped building in Mecca, the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine, into which is built the black stone believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham. Muslims turn in its direction when praying
Word Origin for Kaaba
Examples from the Web for kaaba
Contemporary Examples of kaaba
You can go to the Kaaba and shun Allah, but you cannot be a Congressman and question the omnipotence of the Nehru-Gandhi family.Hold Onto Your Penis
David Frum, Justin Green
November 29, 2012
Historical Examples of kaaba
The rites of Kaaba were stripped of every idolatrous tendency.A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihd'
Moulavi Gergh Ali
All the idols in the world except the Kaaba tumbled to earth.The Necessity of Atheism
Dr. D.M. Brooks
I am going to Mecca,' I said, 'to make the circuit of the Kaaba.Mystics and Saints of Islam
Of the details, the only one the Jew actually coupled with a thought was the Kaaba.The Prince of India, Volume I
First there came to him a comparison in which the Kaaba was a relative.The Prince of India, Volume II
1734, Caaba, cube-shaped building in the Great Mosque of Mecca, containing the Black Stone, from Arabic ka'bah "square house," from ka'b "cube."