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noun as in center, goal

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She worked alongside many on campus organizations including Models of the Mecca and even went on to create her own collective called Edn Haus.

Mrs. Kouachi works at a nursery and has worn the veil since she made the pilgrimage to Mecca in 2008.

And an arrow painted on the ground that shows the way to Mecca, for prayers.

The city became a Mecca for hordes of hipsters and creative types as well as young people seeking their fortune in finance.

The subject is, in fact, Jeff Froth from the rock group Mecca.

Since the 13th century, Sunni devotes have been traveling to Chinguetti on their way to Mecca.

They boast of having descended from Abraham through Ishmael, believing that this patriarch built Mecca and died there.

Filled with gratitude, our hermit made a vow to undertake for the seventh time the pilgrimage to Mecca.

After marriage the family is united, and home, though it be in the top of a tenement, is the Mecca for children and grandchildren.

After us others also set free their people, and presently this part of Virginia was a sort of Mecca for escaped blacks.

Vultures and kites are common enough; and Haji Laqlaq the stork comes in regularly from his pilgrimage to Mecca in the spring.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mecca, such as: aim, capital, destination, focus, heart, and hub.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.