Definition of Mecca noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmekə//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmekə//
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  1. 1 a city in Saudi Arabia that is the holiest city of Islam, being the place where the Prophet Muhammad was born
  2. 2(also mecca) a place that many people like to visit, especially for a particular reason The coast is a mecca for tourists.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Mecca