mecca

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sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina al-Qur'an , Book , Koran , Quran
capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791 American capital , capital of the United States , Washington , Washington D.C.
(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying Caaba , Kaaba
joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia capital of Saudi Arabia , Riyadh
fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Qadah; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba hadj , haj , hajj
pilgrimage to Mecca hadj , hajj
journey to Mecca hadj , pilgrimage
muslim traveler to Mecca hadji
Arabic term of respect for someone who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca hadji , haji , hajji
pilgrimage to Mecca, one who has made hajji
coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Hedjaz , Hejaz , Hijaz
flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 which marked the beginning of the Muslim era; the Muslim calendar begins in that year Hegira , Hejira
port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca Jed'dah , Jeddah , Jidda , Jiddah
(Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug; during worship the niche must be pointed toward Mecca mihrab
(Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca mihrab
mosque niche indicating direction to Mecca mihrab
second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca salaah , salaat , salah , salat
city in western Saudi Arabia east of Mecca Taif
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