Definition of visitation
2a : a special dispensation of divine favor or wrathb : a severe trial : affliction
3 capitalized : the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth recounted in Luke and celebrated July 2 by a Christian feast
Examples of visitation in a Sentence
He has visitation rights on the weekends.
the visitation of a diocese by a bishop
Visitation is from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Recent Examples of visitation from the Web
His visitation was at Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell funeral home on Friday.
A visitation will be held Friday evening at the armory.
Visitation is from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Guy & Allen Chapel in Gary.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 Friday at St. Joan of Arc Church, 529 W. Fifth St., followed by a noon Mass. Burial will be in St. John Memorial Gardens, 2205 W. Airline Highway in LaPlace.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Saturday followed by a funeral service at noon in Wm.
Visitation for Marcus Price will be at 9 a.m. June 1 at O'Connor-Leetz Funeral Home, 364 Division St. Service will be held at 11 a.m. and officiated by Rev. Denise Tracy.
After three years in a row of sometimes steep declines in attendance, visitation at the San Diego park was flat in 2016, while down for the company as a whole.
The Visit Here’s an interesting concept: What would the real time, practical response be to an alien visitation?
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First Known Use of visitation
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Definition of visitation for English Language Learners
law : the act of visiting your children or the right to visit your children after you are divorced and while they are living with their other parent
: an official visit by an important person especially to look at or inspect something
: a time before a dead person is buried when people may view the body
Legal Definition of visitation
1 : an official visit (as for inspection) visitation of the home of a neglected child
2 : access to a child granted especially to a parent who does not have custody supervised visitation visitation rights
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