religious residence


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Noun1.religious residence - residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)religious residence - residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
convent - a religious residence especially for nuns
monastery - the residence of a religious community
priory - religious residence in a monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress
residence - the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the governor's residence"
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University or religious residence and fairground shared third place on the list.
Critics claim that the measure violates the European Convention on Human Rights and is aimed at restricting the entry of Muslim clerics, whose number is already restricted under a 2004 "Imam Law" which requires that the number of religious residence visas be reasonably proportioned to the size of the corresponding religious community.
The "Imam Law," which is applied by immigration authorities to all foreign religious leaders, requires that the number of religious residence visas be reasonably proportioned to the size of the corresponding religious community.