Macon

Mahomet, Mahoun, or Mahound.

“Praised (quoth he) be Macon whom we serve.”

Fairfax: Tasso, xii. 10.

Macon.
A poetical and romance name of Mecca, the birthplace of Mahomet.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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