Meaning of Mecca



English: Mecca
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Definition: 1

Also, Makkah, Mekka. a city in and the capital of Hejaz, in W Saudi Arabia: birthplace of Muhammad; spiritual center of Islam.

Definition: 2

(often lowercase) any place that many people visit or hope to visit: The president's birthplace is a mecca for his admirers.

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a region in Saudi Arabia bordering on the Red Sea, formerly an independent kingdom: contains the Islamic holy cities of Medina and Mecca. About 150,000 sq. mi. (388,500 sq. km). Capital: Mecca.

Definition: 4

a city in W Saudi Arabia, joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia: birthplace of Mohammed; the holiest city of Islam, containing the Kaaba. Pop: 1 529 000 (2005 est) Arabic name Makkah

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(sometimes not capital) a place that attracts many visitors: Athens is a Mecca for tourists