Definition of Kaaba in English:

Kaaba

(also Caaba)

Pronunciation: /ˈkäbə//ˈkabə/

proper noun

  • A square stone building in the center of the Great Mosque at Mecca, the site most holy to Muslims and toward which they must face when praying. It stands on the site of a pre-Islamic shrine said to have been built by Abraham.

Origin

From Arabic (al-)ka῾ba, literally (the) square house.

Pronunciation:

Kaaba

/ˈkäbə//ˈkabə/