Right of visit
Visit Vis"it, n. [Cf. F. visite. See {Visit}, v. t., and cf. {Visite}.] 1. The act of visiting, or going to see a person or thing; a brief stay of business, friendship, ceremony, curiosity, or the like, usually longer than a call; as, a visit of civility or respect; a visit to Saratoga; the visit of a physician. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of going to view or inspect; an official or formal inspection; examination; visitation; as, the visit of a trustee or inspector. [1913 Webster]

{Right of visit} (Internat. Law), the right of visitation. See {Visitation}, 4. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • right of approach — In international maritime law, the right of a ship of war, upon the high sea, to draw near to another vessel for the purpose of ascertaining the nationality of the latter. The Marianna Flora, 24 U.S. 1, 11 Wheat. 1, 6 L.Ed. 405. At present the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • right of approach — In international maritime law, the right of a ship of war, upon the high sea, to draw near to another vessel for the purpose of ascertaining the nationality of the latter. The Marianna Flora, 24 U.S. 1, 11 Wheat. 1, 6 L.Ed. 405. At present the… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • right of approach — The right of a belligerent to visit a ship at sea to determine her nationality. The right to visit and search merchant ships on the high seas, whatever be the ships, the cargoes, the destinations, is an incontestable right of the lawfully… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • approach, right of — In international maritime law, the right of a ship of war, upon the high sea, to draw near to another vessel for the purpose of ascertaining the nationality of the latter. The Marianna Flora, 24 U.S. 1, 11 Wheat. 1, 6 L.Ed. 405. At present the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • approach, right of — In international maritime law, the right of a ship of war, upon the high sea, to draw near to another vessel for the purpose of ascertaining the nationality of the latter. The Marianna Flora, 24 U.S. 1, 11 Wheat. 1, 6 L.Ed. 405. At present the… …   Black's law dictionary

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