a town in E Saudi Arabia: a trading centre with nearby oilfields and oases. Pop: 331 000 (2005 est)
Arabic name of .
- Al khalil
- Al kufa
a pre-Islamic Arabian goddess personifying the sun and considered to be a daughter of Allah. Historical Examples In the time of Mohammed the female deities, such as al-Lat, were regarded as daughters of the supreme male God. The God-Idea of the Ancients Eliza Burt Gamble