Circumgestation Cir`cum*ges*ta"tion, n. [L. circumgestare to carry around; circum + gestare to carry.] The act or process of carrying about. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Circumgestation of the eucharist to be adored. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • Circumgestation — (v. lat.), 1) Umhertragung; bes. 2) in der Katholischen Kirche die Umtragung der geweihten Hostie in der Monstranz am Fronleichnamsfeste, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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