visitor

One who comes upon premises to see the owner or occupant, whether for social, business, or professional reasons. Narrowly defined a person who comes only for health or pleasure: and who engages in no business while visiting, and remains only for a reasonable time. Ex parte Archy, 9 Cal 147, 168. One exercising functions applicable to a right of visitation. See business visitor; guest; visitation.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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