OTHER WORDS FROM MeccaMeccan, adjective, noun
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How to use Mecca in a sentence
Mrs. Kouachi works at a nursery and has worn the veil since she made the pilgrimage to Mecca in 2008.
And an arrow painted on the ground that shows the way to Mecca, for prayers.
The city became a Mecca for hordes of hipsters and creative types as well as young people seeking their fortune in finance.
The subject is, in fact, Jeff Froth from the rock group Mecca.The Dark Rock Star Fantasy of Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane|Liza Foreman|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since the 13th century, Sunni devotes have been traveling to Chinguetti on their way to Mecca.
They boast of having descended from Abraham through Ishmael, believing that this patriarch built Mecca and died there.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Filled with gratitude, our hermit made a vow to undertake for the seventh time the pilgrimage to Mecca.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
After marriage the family is united, and home, though it be in the top of a tenement, is the Mecca for children and grandchildren.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
After us others also set free their people, and presently this part of Virginia was a sort of Mecca for escaped blacks.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
Vultures and kites are common enough; and Haji Laqlaq the stork comes in regularly from his pilgrimage to Mecca in the spring.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
British Dictionary definitions for Mecca
Cultural definitions for Mecca (1 of 2)
The birthplace of Muhammad, and thus the holiest city for Muslims. Muslims face in the direction of Mecca when they pray, and they are expected to go on a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in their lives. Mecca is in present-day Saudi Arabia.
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Cultural definitions for Mecca (2 of 2)
City in western Saudi Arabia.