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kiblah

[ kib-luh ]
/ ˈkɪb lə /
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noun Islam.

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Also keblah, kibla.

Origin of kiblah

First recorded in 1730–40, kiblah is from the Arabic word qiblah
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British Dictionary definitions for kiblah

kiblah

kibla

/ (ˈkɪblɑː) /

noun

Islam the direction of Mecca, to which Muslims turn in prayer, indicated in mosques by a niche (mihrab) in the wall
C18: from Arabic qíblah that which is placed opposite; related to qabala to be opposite
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