madrasah

or ma·dra·sa, ma·dras·sah

[ muh-dras-uh ]
/ məˈdræs ə /

noun Islam.

a school or college, especially a school attached to a mosque where young men study theology.

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Origin of madrasah

From Arabic
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Example sentences from the Web for madrasah

  • 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

madrasah

madrasa medrese (məˈdrɛseɪ)

/ (məˈdræsə, ˈmɑːdræsə) /

noun

Islam an educational institution, particularly for Islamic religious instruction

Word Origin for madrasah

from Arabic, literally: place of learning
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