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Mecca

noun uk   /ˈmek.ə/ us  
the holy city of Islam in Saudi ArabiaIslam [C usually singular] a place to which many people are attracted: His Indiana bookstore became a Mecca for writers and artists. The plans would transform the park into a tourist Mecca.Places and locationsUnpleasant placesTourism and holidaysHotels and hostels
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