HyperDic: madrasa

English > 1 sense of the word madrasa:
NOUNgroupmadrasa, madrasahMuslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan
English > madrasa: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningMuslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymmadrasah
RegionBangladesh, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Bangla Desh, East PakistanA Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south
Pakistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, West PakistanA Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley
Broaderreligious schoolA school run by a religious body
Spanishmadrasa, madraza
Catalanmadrassa

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