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Topical headingMadrasahs
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See alsoIslamic religious education
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Found inWork cat.: 96-156212: Golvin, L. La madrasa médiévale, c1995: p. 313 (Religious foundation comprising a school, a public fountain, a Koranic school)
Random House (madrasah; n. Islam.; a school or college esp. a school attached to a mosque where young men study theology; also madrasa)
Web. 3 (madrasah or madrasa)
Britannica Macro.
Dict. of arch. and construction, c1975.
Peng. dict. arch. (Madrasa or medrese)
McGraw-Hill art (Madrasa (Medrese))
Madrasah-ʼi Āyat Allāh al-ʻUẓmá Burūjirdī (Najaf, Iraq). Kitābkhānah. Fihrist-i nuskhahʹhā-yi khaṭṭī-i Kitābkhānah-ʼi Madrasah-ʼi Āyat Allāh al-ʻUẓmá Burūjirdī, Najaf-i Ashraf, ʻIrāq, 2009- : v. 1, p. 4 of cover (The manuscripts catalogue of the Library of Islamic Seminary of Āyatullāh Uzmā Boroujerdi (R.A) Najaf Ashraf, Iraq)
Encyc. Britannica online, May 8, 2018 (Madrasah (Arabic: "school"), English madrassa, Turkish medrese, in Muslim countries, an institution of higher education. The madrasah functioned until the 20th century as a theological seminary and law school, with a curriculum centred on the Qurʼān. Arabic grammar and literature, mathematics, logic, and, in some cases, natural science were studied in madrasahs in addition to Islamic theology and law)
Merriam-Webster dictionary online, May 8, 2018 (madrassa; variants: or madrasa or less commonly madrassah or madrasah; a Muslim school, college, or university that is often part of a mosque) unabridged, May 8, 2018 (madrasah, or madrasa, madrassah: (Islam) a school or college, especially a school attached to a mosque where young men study theology)
Curl, J.S. A dictionary of architecture and landscape architecture, 2006 (madrasa, madrassa, madraseh, medresseh: Islamic theological and legal place of instruction, usually with a court with iwan, accommodation, and study-cells)
The Oxford dictionary of Islam, 2003 (Madrasa. Arabic madrasah. Establishment of learning where the Islamic sciences are taught; a college for higher studies. During the tenth and eleventh centuries the madrasa was devoted primarily to teaching law; the other Islamic sciences and philosophical subjects were optionally taught; madrasas (medreses); currently the term madrasa is sometimes used for establishments for elementary or secondary education, or any schools below university level for Quranic teaching)
Not found inAmericana; Collier's; Encyc. of arch.