qibla

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Qibla a small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s; was inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini to create an Islamic state in South Africa
    • n qibla the direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers
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Usage

In literature:

The Qibla (sanctuary) towards which the worshippers now invariably turned at prayer was Jerusalem.
"The Faith of Islam" by Edward Sell
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