madrasah


noun Islam.

  1. a school or college, especially a school attached to a mosque where young men study theology.

noun

  1. Islam an educational institution, particularly for Islamic religious instruction

n.Islamic college, 1620s, from Arabic madrasah, literally “a place of study,” from locative prefix ma- + stem of darasa “he read repeatedly, he studied,” which is related to Hebrew darash (cf. midrash).

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