Definition for DES-TI-NA'TION

DES-TI-NA'TION, n. [L. destinatio.]

  1. The act of destining or appointing.
  2. The purpose for which any thing is intended or appointed; end or ultimate design. Every animal is fitted for its destination.
  3. The place to which a thing is appointed, as, the ship left her destination; but it is more usual to say, the place of her destination.

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