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ma·dra·saor ma·dra·sah also ma·dras·sah (mə-drä′sə)
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.
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madrasah(məˈdræsə; ˈmɑːdræsə) or
(Islam) Islam an educational institution, particularly for Islamic religious instruction
[from Arabic, literally: place of learning]
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|Noun||1.||madrasah - 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
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