a town in central Iraq: former seat of Abbassid caliphate; Muslim pilgrimage center.
- Also called Al Ku·fa [al koo-fuh, -fa] /æl ˈku fə, -fæ/ .
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How to use Kufa in a sentence
On the eastern fluttered gauzy veils, feathery fans, blazing brocade of Mosul, and kerchiefs of Kufa.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
A chief resort of pilgrims was the grave of the prophet Ezekiel in the neighborhood of Kufa.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6) | Heinrich Graetz
There were also the two celebrated schools of grammarians at Basra and Kufa, soon to merge in the school of Bagdad.The Literature of Ecstasy | Albert Mordell
Hassan soon died; the men of the city Kufa then promised to honour Husain if he should come to them.Our Little Persian Cousin | E. Cutler Shedd
But in Kufa peace was restored, and this not by military force, but by the headmen of the tribes.