Definition of "qibla" [qibla]
- (noun) The direction in which Muslims face while praying, now the Caaba in Mecca.
Use "qibla" in a sentence
- "In synagogues of this period, the corner with the receptacle for the Torah scrolls indicated the direction of prayer -- "qibla" -- toward Jerusalem."
- "The bisector of the crescent in Murdoch's final Crescent of Embrace design points approximately 1.8 ° north of Mecca (marked "qibla")."
- "Place this graphic over the Crescent site-plan on your computer screen, and you will see that the Mecca-direction line (which Muslims call "qibla") almost exactly bisects the crescent:"