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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

- Look up Visitation or visitation in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Visitation may refer to: Visitation (law) or contact, the right of a non-custodial...
- The Visitation may refer to: The Visitation (Christianity), a Christian feast day commemorating the visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary with Saint Elizabeth...
- In Christianity, the Visitation is the visit of Mary, who was pregnant with Jesus, to Elizabeth, who was pregnant with John the Baptist, in the Gospel...
- In family law, contact, visitation and access are synonym terms that denotes the time that a child spends with the noncustodial parent, according to an...
- The Visitation is a 1999 contemporary Christian novel by Frank Peretti. Taking place in the fictional wheat town of Antioch, located in eastern Washington...
- The Visitation is a 2006 American supernatural thriller/horror film directed by Robby Henson and starring Kelly Lynch, Edward Furlong, Priscilla Barnes...
- The Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary (Latin: Ordo Visitationis Beatissimae Mariae Virginis), abbreviated VSM and also known as the Visitandines, is...
- Look up visitations in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Visitations may refer to: Heraldic visitation Brooklyn Visitations, an American basketball team...
- Tablets of Visitation refers to specific prayers used in the Baháʼí Faith while visiting the shrines of its founders or martyrs. The Báb, Baháʼu'lláh and...
- Necromancy (/ˈnɛkrəmænsi/) is the practice of magic involving communication with the dead by summoning their spirits as apparitions or visions for the...