religious residence


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n religious residence residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
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In literature:

Residence in England had, besides, become almost impossible, on account of his religious tenets.
"Wieland; or The Transformation" by Charles Brockden Brown
He had, during his residence on the Continent, reflected much more deeply on religious questions than in the preceding years of his life.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Even after a prolonged residence in Martinique, its visible religious condition continues to impress one as somethmg phenomenal.
"Two Years in the French West Indies" by Lafcadio Hearn
We may conclude this account of their residence in Corfu with some general remarks on the religious character and condition of the inhabitants.
"Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel" by John Yeardley
In this religious retreat I met, from time to time, some of the most radical and liberal-minded residents of the South.
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
One religious to reside in Massi, and visit Bangal, will be sufficient.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume VIII (of 55), 1591-1593" by Emma Helen Blair
The religious solemnity being ended, the President was escorted to his residence.
"Washington's Birthday" by Various
Every rajah has a residence here, not permanent, but where he comes to celebrate the religious festivals.
"Across India" by Oliver Optic
At no time during my seventeen years' residence in Brooklyn had there been so much religious prosperity there.
"T. De Witt Talmage" by T. De Witt Talmage
The residence of religious mendicants seems to be especially discouraged, and we see no others.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman

In news:

Shaker Pointe is one step closer to welcoming residents after a Friday, June 4, ground-breaking ceremony featuring area religious and political leaders.
Churches and other religious organizations helped Athens-Clarke County residents cope with two world wars, a deep depression and far-reaching economic changes in the first half of the 20th century.
Greensburg — Decatur County resident Tammy Willette, wife of an associate pastor of Westport Christian Church, has published a book recalling her religious conversion and the subsequent hard times afterward.
In this society, however, unlike many in which Jews have resided, one finds limited expressions of religious hatred or political attacks, yet such messages are still present.
A recent Gallup poll revealed that Mississippi is the most religious US state, and is one of eight states where at least half of the residents are classified as "very religious".
Residents wanted to know if it would be a taxable property or exempt on religious grounds.
' Jesus Christ Superstar' has been blocked by an appeal from residents who complain it may offend religious sentiment.
Illinois is the only state that doesn't allow residents to carry concealed weapons , and a group of religious leaders, anti-gun activists and lawmakers hope to keep it that way.