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Meaning of “Mecca” in the English Dictionary

"Mecca" in British English

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Meccanoun

uk   us   /ˈmek.ə/
the ​holycity of ​Islam in Saudi Arabia [C usually singular] a ​place to which many ​people are ​attracted: His Indiana ​bookstorebecame a Mecca forwriters and ​artists. The ​plans would ​transform the ​park into a ​tourist Mecca.
(Definition of Mecca from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mecca" in American English

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meccanoun [C]

 us   /ˈmek·ə/
a ​place to which many ​people are ​attracted: Historic Creek ​Street, ​lined with ​shops and ​restaurants, has ​become a ​tourist mecca.
(Definition of mecca from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mecca" in Business English

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meccanoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈmekə/
a ​place to which many ​people are ​attracted: a mecca for sth Milan is a mecca for ​fashiondesigners. The ​scheme would ​transform the ​park into a tourist mecca.
(Definition of mecca from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Mecca”
in Chinese (Simplified) 胜地,令人向往的地方…
in Turkish herkesin gidip görmek istediği yer/mekan…
in Russian мекка, место паломничества…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勝地,令人嚮往的地方…
in Polish mekka…
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