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Noun: mecca  me-ku
  1. A place that attracts many visitors
    "New York is a mecca for young artists"
Noun: Mecca  me-ku
  1. Joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia; located in western Saudi Arabia; as the birthplace of Muhammad it is the holiest city of Islam

Derived forms: meccas, Meccas

Type of: capital of Saudi Arabia, place, Riyadh, spot, topographic point

Part of: Hedjaz, Hejaz, Hijaz, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

Encyclopedia: Mecca, Ohio