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visitant

a migratory bird that is present in a particular region only at certain times
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They are scarce worthy of being looked upon,'' said Rowena; ``but, expecting the same from my visitant, I remove the veil.
Albert instantly rose to meet him, but Franz remained, in a manner, spellbound on his chair; for in the person of him who had just entered he recognized not only the mysterious visitant to the Colosseum, and the occupant of the box at the Teatro Argentino, but also his extraordinary host of Monte Cristo.
I rang the bell, for I wanted a candle; and I wanted, too, to get an account of this visitant.
Such visitants are like spirits of the land or water, or ancestors returning to the dance, confirming that death is simply a natural part of life.
Applications (web or mobile) have the electric potential to market a brand in a way that visitants turn into buying clients.
Atlantic permit, although usually associated with marl flats and wrecks, are frequent visitants to the South Florida surf.
SOUTHBRIDGE -- A request by the Airport Commission to relax a rule that prevents non-residents from serving on town boards was denied by two-thirds of the council last week -- out of concern that it could set precedence for others visitants to get on other boards.
If our in formant was correct in his opinion of the reptile, it is to be hoped that it will be destroyed, as the naturalization of two or three snakes in New Zealand, would soon lead to a large number of these unwelcome visitants, the dense under-wood of this colony affording so much protection and concealment.
The colours of his paintings undergo an astonishing transformation to vivid and burning hues as of a brighter world and instead of the questing pilgrims, visitants from other worlds, or perhaps the same shamanic nomads now apotheosized, return as magnificent wizards, sowing the seeds of a new world.
He said it was: "frequented by unnumbered crowds of visitants from the surrounding countryside; is enlivened by the presence of numerous itinerant exhibitors, who find its duration ample harvest to their exertions; and thus preserves entire, the true characteristics of the country assemblage, with all its excitement and qualifi-cation; mixed, it must be confessed, with the more boisterous mirth and vicious indulgence which are apt to prevail at such times, both in town and country".
In the following month, on the night of Wednesday, 30 January 1985, the visitants from elsewhere were out in force across the North West, and this time Steve saw them himself as he did his rounds.