or ma·dra·sa, ma·dras·sah
[ muh-dras-uh ]
/ məˈdræs ə /
a school or college, especially a school attached to a mosque where young men study theology.
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This is one of the most important mosques of any age, and is the most characteristic of the madrasah form.Travels in the Far East|Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
British Dictionary definitions for madrasah
madrasa medrese (məˈdrɛseɪ)
/ (məˈdræsə, ˈmɑːdræsə) /
Islam an educational institution, particularly for Islamic religious instruction
Word Origin for madrasah
from Arabic, literally: place of learning
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