the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth: Luke 1:39-56
a church feast (May 31) commemorating this
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Visitation Sentence Examples
The visitation was a failure.
This was the last and most tremendous visitation of the Assyrian scourge.
The preparations for the coronation of King James were interrupted by a severe visitation of the plague, which killed off as many as 30,578 persons, and it was not till March 25, 1604, that the king, the queen and Prince Henry passed triumphantly from the Tower to Westminster.
Peckham's main instrument was a minute system of "visitation," which he used with a frequency hitherto unknown.
Finally, many private charitable corporations (about 500 in 1905) report to the state board of charity, and town and city almshouses (205 in 1904) are subject to visitation.