Definition of ad limina in US English:

ad limina

adverb

  • = ad limina apostolorum.

adjective

  • 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/