HyperDic: qibla

English > 2 senses of the word qibla / Qibla:
NOUNlocationqiblathe direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers
groupQiblaa small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s
English > qibla: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe direction of the Kaaba toward which Muslims turn for their daily prayers.
Broaderdirection, wayA line leading to a place or point
Spanishalquibla
Catalanalquibla
English > Qibla: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA 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.
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Instance ofterrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTOA political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
RegionSouth Africa, Republic of South AfricaA republic at the southernmost part of Africa

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