madrasah

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic مدرسة (madrasa, school), a noun of place from the verb دَرَسَ (darasa, to learn, to study).

Noun[edit]

madrasah (plural madrasahs or madaris)

  1. (Islam) A school for any kind of teaching, at any grade level. It may have courses in Islamic theology and religious law, but it is not a requirement.

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