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Caaʹba (3 syl.)

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The shrine of Mecca, said by the Arabs to be built on the exact spot of the tabernacle let down from heaven at the prayer of repentant Adam. Adam had been a wanderer for 200 years, and here received pardon. The shrine was built, according to Arab tradition, by Ishmael, assisted by his father Abraham, who inserted in the walls a black stone “presented to him by the angel Gabriel.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Byzanʹtines (3 syl.)
C
C
Ca Ira (it will go)
Caaba
Cab
Cabal
Cabala
Cabalist
Cabalistic
Caballero
Cabbage
Cabbage (To)
Cabinet Ministers
Cabiri

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Caaba