Definition of ad limina in English:

ad limina

adverb

Roman Catholic Church

adjective

Roman Catholic Church
  • Designating or relating to the obligatory regular visits made to the Holy See by certain members of the Church hierarchy to report to the Pope. Chiefly in ad limina visit.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Shortened from ad limina apostolorum.

Pronunciation:

ad limina

/ˌad ˈlɪmɪnə/