What does the word visitation mean?

Usage examples for visitation

  1. She vowed that she would let me know the very day she saw the lights or encountered anything in the house, which could be construed into a spiritual visitation. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  2. The mission to which I have the honour of belonging has not had the privilege, until the last year, of receiving an official visitation from any member of our Board for nearly forty- five years. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  3. And this to be tryed at the Visitation of Kirk. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly