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Makkah

[mak-kuh, -kah] /ˈmæk kə, -kɑ/
noun
1.
Mecca (def 1).
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  • Mohammad and his followers will turn back, and not attempt to enter into Makkah this year, against the will of the Quraish.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • Abdullah was considered to be the handsomest youth in Makkah.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • The inhabitants of Makkah could not console themselves for the defeat at Badr.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • I have everything to fear from them, because there is no longer any member of my family in Makkah.

    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
  • Full of apprehension, he mounted his camel and went back on the road to Makkah.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • When his crime was discovered, he fled to Makkah and reverted to idol-worship.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • He never ceased repeating this request until he left the precincts of Makkah.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • The following year, the Prophet determined to lead the pilgrimage to Makkah personally.

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet
  • That will certainly denote that they give up all hope of battle and are going to Makkah.

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British Dictionary definitions for Makkah

Makkah

/ˈmækə; -kɑː/
noun
1.
transliteration of the Arabic name for Mecca
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