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ma·dra·sa

or ma·dra·sah also ma·dras·sah  (mə-drä′sə)
n. Islam
1. An institution for the study of Islamic theology and religious law.
2. The buildings and grounds of such an institution, typically attached to a mosque.

[Arabic, school, from darasa, to study; see drš in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.madrasa - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistanmadrasa - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"
religious school - a school run by a religious body
Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, East Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Four for start The four madrasas that will carry out projects for skill training for 1,200 students each are: Hussaini Masjid Darul Madrasa in Mumbai, Idara-e-Sharia Khajur Banna in Patna, Anjuman Islamia Madrasa, Motihari, Bihar, and Islamia Anjuman Rafagul Muslamin, East Champaran, Bihar.
Aashar Khan resident of Village Kotehra tehsil Ghazi in Ghazi Hospital told the police that he was student of a religious Madrasa in Jehmara Village, run by Qari Sana Ullah.
WHILE he is difficult to win with, Madrasa seems best served by a galloping track - and a return to Redcar on preferred quick ground today could see him back in business again off a workable mark.
Sheikh Yahya also emphasized that, no matter what come may, Muslims will not abandon the Madrasa program.
KARACHI -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), chief Altaf Hussain has condemned the killing of the administrator of Madrasa Ahsan-ul-Uloom Maulana Muhammad Ismail by the firing of terrorists on Abul Hassan Isphahani Road.
MUSCAT | The SYS Muscat capital area committee and Ruwi Al Kouther Madrasa will jointly organise Nabidina sammelanam, today at 7pm, at Al Maasa Hall (near Modern Oman Bakery, Rex Road, Ruwi), commemorating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
For example, a recent event held at Tawhid Mosque in London saw an interactive session consisting of a range of experiential learning activities for the mosque's madrasa students and other local youths.
This was achieved thanks to an auspicious program of madrasa building.
The New York-based Human Rights Watch urged Pakistan to allow an independent inquiry into the bombing of the madrasa.
Outside the walls of the Jamia Binoria madrasa, donkey carts and camels jostle with battered old trucks.