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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.]

madrasah

(məˈdræsə; ˈmɑːdræsə) or

madrasa

;

medrese

(məˈdrɛseɪ)
n
(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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Commission is mandated to find out causes under which the operation of Lal Masjid took place and how many persons died during the operation whether from security forces or students or personnel belonging to administration of the Maddrasa.
Rajesh Kumar, a rice dealer, and his son Hamesh Kumar were attacked by armed assailants near their shop situated on the Maddrasa Road of Satellite Town.
According to reports, Rajesh Kumar, a rice dealer, and his son Hamesh Kumar were near their shop situated on the Maddrasa Road of Satellite Town, when the unidentified men tried to abduct Rajesh's son.