Definition of visitation
1an official or formal visit, in particular. (in church use) an official visit of inspection, especially one by a bishop to a church in the bishop’s diocese. the appearance of a divine or supernatural being. a gathering with the family of a deceased person before the funeral. Law a divorced person’s right to spend time with their children in the custody of a former spouse. 2a disaster or difficulty regarded as a divine punishment:a visitation of the plague 3
) the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth related in Luke 1:39-56.
the festival commemorating the Visitation on May 31 (formerly July 2).