Sentence Examples with the word RESIDENT ALIEN

The resident alien (ger) is placed on an equality with the Jew.

The Rabbinic law recognized two classes: (a) the full proselyte, the stranger of righteousness (ger sedeq), who was admitted after circumcision, baptism and the offering of a sacrifice (after the destruction of the Temple the first two ceremonies were alone possible); and (b) the limited proselyte, the resident alien (ger toshab) or proselyte of the gate (ger ha-sha'ar), who, without accepting Judaism, renounced idolatry and accepted Jewish jurisdiction, thereby acquiring limited citizenship in Palestine.

Peregrinus, a stranger, foreigner, particularly a resident alien in Rome (see Praetor, and Roman Law).