Kaaba

Caaba

/ (ˈkɑːbə) /

noun

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

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Word Origin for Kaaba

from Arabic ka`bah, from ka`b cube

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