Definition of Pesantren

1. Noun. A Muslim school in Indonesia operated by religious leaders; produces young militants skilled in jihad.

Exact synonyms: Pesantran
Generic synonyms: Religious School
Geographical relationships: Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, Republic Of Indonesia



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Literary usage of Pesantren

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1. Women and the Glorious Qur'an: An Analytical Study of Women-related Verses by Gunawan Adnan (2004)
"Instead, to sharpen his Islamic spirit his father sent him to an Islamic Boarding School (pesantren). 175 From 1912 to 1915, he went to the pesantren of ..."

2. Black Ants And Buddhists: Thinking Critically And Teaching Differently in ...by Mary Cowhey by Mary Cowhey (2006)
"She was planning to take funds to assist a nonprofit organization of pesantren (directors of Muslim boarding schools) and community leaders ..."

3. The Politics of Post-Suharto Indonesia by Adam Schwarz, Jonathan Paris (1999)
"... most of whom direct Koranic boarding schools (pesantren). From the outside, this peculiar alliance strikes many observers as implausibly unstable. ..."

4. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"... to Jewish Yeshivas where the Talmud is taught extensively, or even to the exclusion of all other subjects. In Indonesia a Madrasa is called a pesantren. ..."

5. Human Capital and Economic Growth in India, Indonesia, and Japan: A by Bas van Leeuwen (2007)
"The indigenous system of education, which had no connection with the colonial government, consisted largely of Koran school (pesantren) for Muslims where ..."

6. Aardrijkskundig en statistisch woordenboek van Nederlandsch Indie: bewerkt (1869)
"Voor de fabriek pesantren, de zoo even bedoelde onderneming, ofschoon daaraan mede verbunden in het distrikt ... van pesantren door de bevolking van Modjo- ..."

7. Nederlandsch Oost-Indiƫ: beschreven en afgebeeld voor het Nederlandsche volk by Pieter Antonie Lith (1894)
"Het onderwijs in de pesantren wordt gewoonlijk gegeven door het hoofd der school, die vaak tegelijkertijd het hoofd is der desa, welke voor de pesantren is ..."

8. De Indische gids edited by C. E. van Kesteren, R. A. van Sandick, J. E. de Meyier (1891)
"... pesantren f 7.54, ... Op pesantren is volgens de jongste berichten de ziekte in sterke mate ..."

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