kiblah definition by Webster's New World
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the point, the Kaaba in Mecca, toward which Muslims turn when praying
Origin: Arabic qibla, something placed opposite ; from qabala, to be opposite
kiblah definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The direction of the Kaaba, in Mecca, toward which Muslims face when praying.
Origin: Arabic qibla; see qbl in Semitic roots.