Associations to the word «Mecca»
MECCA, proper noun. A city in Saudi Arabia, the holiest place in Islam, location of the sacred Ka'ba, and to which Muslims are required to make a hajj at least once in their lifetime.
MECCA, noun. (figuratively) Any place considered to be a very important place to visit by people with a particular interest.
MECCA, noun. Alternative form of Mecca
MECCA, noun. Joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia; located in western Saudi Arabia; as the birthplace of Muhammad it is the holiest city of Islam.
MECCA, noun. A place that attracts many visitors; "New York is a mecca for young artists".
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