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qib·lahor qib·la (kĭb′lə)
The direction of the Kaaba, in Mecca, toward which Muslims face when praying.
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(Islam) a variant of kiblah
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|Noun||1.||qibla - the direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers|
|2.||Qibla - a small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s; was inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini to create an Islamic state in South Africa|
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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