Definition of Visitation. Meaning of Visitation. Synonyms of Visitation

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Definition of Visitation

Visitation
Visitation Vis`it*a"tion, n. [L. visitatio: cf. F. visitation.] 1. The act of visiting, or the state of being visited; access for inspection or examination. Nothing but peace and gentle visitation. --Shak. 2. Specifically: The act of a superior or superintending officer who, in the discharge of his office, visits a corporation, college, etc., to examine into the manner in which it is conducted, and see that its laws and regulations are duly observed and executed; as, the visitation of a diocese by a bishop. 3. The object of a visit. [Obs.] ``O flowers, . . . my early visitation and my last.' --Milton. 4. (Internat. Law) The act of a naval commander who visits, or enters on board, a vessel belonging to another nation, for the purpose of ascertaining her character and object, but without claiming or exercising a right of searching the vessel. It is, however, usually coupled with the right of search (see under Search), visitation being used for the purpose of search. 5. Special dispensation; communication of divine favor and goodness, or, more usually, of divine wrath and vengeance; retributive calamity; retribution; judgment. What will ye do in the day of visitation? --Isa. x. 3. 6. (Eccl.) A festival in honor of the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist, celebrated on the second of July. The Order of the Visitation of Our Lady (R. C. Ch.), a religious community of nuns, founded at Annecy, in Savoy, in 1610, and in 1808 established in the United States. In America these nuns are devoted to the education of girls.

Meaning of Visitation from wikipedia

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- In Christianity, the Visitation is the visit of St. Mary, who was pregnant with Jesus, to St. Elizabeth, who was pregnant with John the Baptist, as recorded...
- The Visitation may refer to: The Visitation (Christianity), a Christian feast day commemorating the visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary with Saint Elizabeth...
- Supervised visitation allows parents in high conflict or high risk situations access to their children in a safe and supervised environment. The noncustodial...
- Video visitation is the use of videoconferencing and/or analog CCTV systems and software to allow inmates and visitors to visit at a distance as opposed...
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- Necromancy (/ˈnɛkrəmænsi/) is a practice of magic involving communication with the dead – either by summoning their spirits as apparitions or raising them...
- Heraldic visitations were tours of inspection undertaken by Kings of Arms (and more often by junior officers of arms (or Heralds) as deputies) throughout...
- The Visitation is the 16th studio album by the English rock band Magnum, released in 2011 by SPV. The album registered the following chart positions: Germany...
- 1724-07-02 Cantata Meine Seel erhebt den Herren a.k.a. German Magnificat (Visitation) G minor satbSATB Tr 2Ob Str Bc I/28.2: 131 12 1714-04-22 1724-04-30 Cantata...
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