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Historical Examples of mekka

  • The taking of Mekka was soon followed by the adhesion of all Arabia.

    Selections From The Kur-an

    Edward William Lane

  • His women said that he had contrived to escape, and had taken refuge in Asia, or at Mekka.

    The Moors in Spain

    Stanley Lane-Poole

  • The cube-like building in the centre of the mosque at Mekka, which contains the sacred black stone.

  • Then followed, almost immediately, the sarcastic exile of these men to Mekka: then, a thorough inquiry into the department.

    Rulers of India: Akbar

    George Bruce Malleson

  • Mekka was a great home of music and poetry, and this characteristic lasted into Muslim times.

    Selections From The Kur-an

    Edward William Lane

British Dictionary definitions for mekka



a variant spelling of Mecca
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