/məˈdræsə/ (say muh'drasuh)

a Muslim school or college.
Also, madrasa. {Arabic: a place of learning}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • madrasah — (n.) Islamic college, 1620s, from Arabic madrasah, lit. a place of study, from locative prefix ma + stem of darasa he read repeatedly, he studied, which is related to Hebrew darash (Cf. midrash) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Madrasah — er arabisk for en højere skole …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Madrasah — Not to be confused with Madras. Madrasa and Medrese redirect here. For the village or grape variety in Azerbaijan, see Mədrəsə and Madrasa, respectively. Sher Dor Madrasa, Samarkand, Uzbekistan 2007 …   Wikipedia

  • madrasah — /meuh dras euh/, n. Islam. a school or college, esp. a school attached to a mosque where young men study theology. Also, madrasa. [ < Ar] * * * (Arabic: school ) Islamic theological seminary and law school attached to a mosque. The residential… …   Universalium

  • madrasah — noun see madrassa …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Madrasah — Médersa Ulugh Beg Madrasa, Samarkand, Ouzbekistan vers 1912 Médersa (arabe : مدرسة, madrasa pl. مدارس, madāris) est le terme arabe désignant une école, qu elle soit laïque ou religieuse, quelle que soit la …   Wikipédia en Français

  • madrasah — noun A school for any kind of teaching, at any grade level. It may have courses in Islamic theology and religious law, but it is not a requirement …   Wiktionary

  • Madrasah —    Madrasahs were in Turkey and elsewhere still are Muslim religious schools, especially for teaching the Shariah, or Islamic law, to the ulama, or Muslim scholars and jurists. They were famously closed down in Turkey by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • madrasah — n. Muslim college or school attached to mosque …   English contemporary dictionary

  • madrasah — ma·dra·sah …   English syllables

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