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Definition of kaaba (Meaning of kaaba)
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Kaaba Ka*a"ba (k[.a]*[=a]"b[.a]), prop. n. [Ar. ka'bah, lit.,
	     a square building, fr. ka'b cube.]
	     The small and nearly cubical stone building, in the court of
	     the Great Mosque at Mecca, toward which all Mohammedans must
	     pray. It contains a sacred black stone, believed by
	     Mohammedans to be one of the precious stones of paradise, and
	     to have been brought to Abraham when he was contructing the
	     Kaaba, by the Angel Gabriel. The Kaaba itself predates
	     Mohammed, having been a pantheon which contained Arab idols,
	     which were destroyed by Mohammed. [Written also {caaba},
	     {kaabeh} and {kaabah}.]
	     [1913 Webster +PJC]
	
	
	
	  Caaba Ca*a"ba (k[.a]*[=a]"b[.a]), n. [Ar. ka'bah, lit., a
	     square building, fr. ka'b cube.]
	     The small and nearly cubical stone building, toward which all
	     Mohammedans must pray. [Written also {kaaba}.]
	     [1913 Webster]
	
	     Note: The Caaba is situated in Mecca, a city of Arabia, and
	           contains a famous black stone said to have been brought
	           from heaven. Before the time of Mohammed, the Caaba was
	           an idolatrous temple, but it has since been the chief
	           sanctuary and object of pilgrimage of the Mohammedan
	           world.
	           [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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