Mecca: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mek'u), [key]
- a city in and the capital of Hejaz, in W Saudi Arabia: birthplace of Muhammad; spiritual center of Islam. 366,801.
- (often l.c.) any place that many people visit or hope to visit: The president's birthplace is a mecca for his admirers.
- mecca (Thesaurus)