- the sacred well located near the Kaʿba at Mecca.
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And after the lapse of a cycle of years, they returned again and sat by the well Zemzem.Heroines of the Crusades
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Before leaving the city the pilgrim drinks water from the holy well, Zemzem.
There is also within the enclosure a building containing the holy well, Zemzem, the only well in Mecca.