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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.]


(məˈdræsə; ˈmɑːdræsə) or




(Islam) Islam an educational institution, particularly for Islamic religious instruction
[from Arabic, literally: place of learning]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.madrasah - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistanmadrasah - 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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Islamabad -- Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yusuf has supported the protest of Model Deeni Madrasah and ordered to reinstate the expelled teachers and other staffers.
The newly appointed State Minister for Technical and Madrasah Education Division of Education Ministry Kazi Keramat Ali Tuesday said the quality of technical as well as madrasah education would be enhanced in the near future as the government is restlessly working to improve the standard of vocational and madrasah education across the country, reports BSS.
Among those closed are Suzak and Altyn Urpak charity associations in Suzak district, Azreti Ali madrasah in Kyzyl-Kiya town, Sultan Sarkar madrasah in Nookat district, Imam Azam madrasah in Kara-Suu district, Rustam Hadji madrasah in Aravan district.
Cardno, through the Australian Government-funded Australias Education Partnership with Indonesia (AEPI) School Systems and Quality (SSQ) program, together with the Government of Indonesia, implemented the Madrasah Accreditation Program which targets 1,500 private madrasah across Indonesia.
THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) has issued the guidelines on the utilization of funds for the madrasah education program (MEP) to support its continued implementation.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Yousuf said Wednesday that government was considering to open more Dini Madrasah in the country for imparting religious education to students.
In paper painting Kainat from Iqra Daar ul Quran alkarim Madrasah secured 1st position, Fatima from Daar ul Qura Namak mandi 2nd and Saba from Iqra Daar ul Quran Alkarim 3rd position.
The training equipment was transferred under the "Madrassah - vocational training in rural areas" project, which was launched in October 2014 with the support of madrasah students in obtaining a secular profession.
The madrasah education was then praised as it provided educational facilities for a large number of students from the downtrodden, lower income groups.
Madrasah education: What creative associates has learned.
We also want to legislate a law that will push for the construction and repair of madrasah or schools wherein the funds will be given to the local government units," he said.
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 madrasah students and other local youth.