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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]
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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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He said that proposed institute having special focus on vocational training of impoverished women of the area would be established much before the Malir Campus of Sindh Madressa University would start functioning at the site of Education City.
He reiterated that mission of Sindh Madressa tul Islam University (SMIU) is to create excellent environment for education, research and learning in order to produce outstanding leaders who are pro-active, truthful, honest, brave and believe in self-accountability.
He was also sent to Bombay for a Bachelor of Teaching degree by Sindh Madressa.
KARACHI -- Sindh Madressa tul Islam University (SMIU) has launched B.
However, in Pakistan these are regulated and governed by sectarian organizations and their boards are sect oriented, each madressa now has adopted a particular sectarian line.
Tenders are invited for Providing Paver Block To Madressa Galli, Silvassa
M Razak, two storey rear extension, Jamir |Nur Quaran Madressa, 80 The Crescent, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury.
KARACHI -- Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon on Tuesday said that any new Madressa (seminary) to be established will require a No Objection Certificate (NOC) and strict action will be taken against any Madressa trying to occupy an area forcefully.
Subject to above all my residuary estate including the corpus that may fall after the lapse of life interests or otherwise to be divided into three parts and I bequeath One part to Aligarh University One Part to Islamia College Peshawar and One Part to Sindh Madressa of Karachi.
The inner ceremonies depicted in figures 7-9 were photographed for the UNESCO Parzor Project with full permission from the priests of the Athornan Mandal Committee at the madressa in Dadar, Mumbai.
So far, the stakeholders in this prime projects include Judicial Academy, Aga Khan University, Newports Institute of Communications and Economics, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Barrett Hodgson - Salim Habib Foundation, Sindh Madressa Board's Quaid-e-Azam Public School, Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Ziauddin University, and Habib Foundation
Mir Mehboob Ali Talpur (Local MPA), Maulana Mohsin Medavi (Principal of a nearby situated madressa, Daneshgah-e-Jafaria), Maulana Shabeih Raza (of Incholi, Karachi, along with Dr.