Definition of state visit in English:

state visit

Syllabification: state vis·it

noun

A ceremonial visit to a foreign country by a head of state.
More example sentences
  • George Bush will be visiting on a state visit on 19, 20 and 21 November.
  • Roh's visit is the first state visit by a South Korean leader.
  • In fact, with Prince William and Alistair Campbell coming over with the rugby players, we have the state visit to end all state visits.

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