Makkah

[ mak-kuh, -kah ]

noun
  1. a variant of Mecca (def. 1).

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How to use Makkah in a sentence

  • As soon as she got to Makkah, she threw herself at Aminah's feet and burst out supplicating as she kissed them.

    The Life of Mohammad | Etienne Dinet
  • The messenger returned, in company with the men of Makkah whose coming Bahira awaited on the threshold of his monastery.

    The Life of Mohammad | Etienne Dinet
  • When the pilgrims began to pour in, Walid and his accomplices were on the watch, posted on all the roads leading to Makkah.

    The Life of Mohammad | Etienne Dinet
  • The idolaters of Makkah would not have been more greatly impressed by the sight of the most astonishing miracle.

    The Life of Mohammad | Etienne Dinet
  • Labid ibn Rabyah, an illustrious poet, nailed one of his poems on the door of the Temple of Makkah.

    The Life of Mohammad | Etienne Dinet

British Dictionary definitions for Makkah

Makkah

Makah

/ (ˈmækə, -kɑː) /


noun
  1. transliteration of the Arabic name for Mecca

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