Kiblah

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kiblah See Keblah.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kiblah The point toward which Mohammedans turn in prayer. This was, according to Mohammedan authorities, at first the Kaaba in Mecca, but after the flight to Medina it was for some time Jerusalem, and then again changed to Mecca. Any object of strong desire or devotion is also spoken of as a kiblah.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kiblah kib′la the point toward which Mohammedans turn in prayer
    • Kiblah Also Keb′lah
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Usage

In literature:

The kiblah niche is a gem of its kind.
"Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond" by Budgett Meakin
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