Visitation meaning

vĭzĭ-tāshən
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An official visit for the purpose of inspection or examination, as of a bishop to a diocese.
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A gathering of people in remembrance of a deceased person, especially in the presence of the body at a funeral home.
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The action or an instance of visiting or an instance of being visited.

Rules governing visitation at a prison.

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The provision made for a parent to spend time with a child who is in the physical custody of another.
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The appearance or arrival of a supernatural being.
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The act or an instance of visiting; esp., an official visit to inspect or examine, as that made by a bishop to a church in his diocese.
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A visiting of reward or, esp., punishment, as by God.
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Any affliction or disaster thought of as an act of God.
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(zool.) Migration of animals or birds to a particular place at an unusual time or in unusual numbers.
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The act of visiting, or an instance of being visited.
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An official visit to inspect or examine something.
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An encounter with supernatural beings such as ghosts or aliens.
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The right of a separated or divorced parent to visit a child; access.
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(Roman Catholic Church) The visit of the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth; the commemoration of this on 31st May.
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(r.c.ch.) the Visitation
  • the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth: Luke 1:39-56
  • a church feast (May 31) commemorating this
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the Visitation