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Kaaba meaning

Kaaba - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( 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

Kaaba - examples of usage

  1. He lighted Tsan Ihang, sweet perfume of Tibet, before Gautama Buddha in Canton's Temple of Five Hundred Ginns and kissed the sacred covering of the Kaaba at Mecca. - "The Orchard of Tears", Sax Rohmer.
  2. It has little that can be called architectural style about it, consisting as it does of an arcaded enclosure in the centre of which is the Kaaba, a heathen shrine that existed long before the time of Mohammed, the whole surrounded by a wall with several gateways and minarets. - "Architecture", Nancy R E Meugens Bell.
  3. " By the Holy Kaaba," said he, " there goes a man! - "The Wheel O' Fortune", Louis Tracy.
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