from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Existence or the ability to exist simultaneously in two places.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The ability or fact of being in two places at once.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Double location; the state or power of being in two places at the same instant; -- a miraculous power attributed to some of the saints.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The power of being in two places at the same time. See extract.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the ability (said of certain Roman Catholic saints) to exist simultaneously in two locations
It also notes that the stories of the alleged "bilocation" surfaced well after the death of Mary of Agredo.
Since I clearly am still unable to accomplish the feat of bilocation, the bank was most cooperative.
Believers say Padre Pio had the gift of bilocation, the ability to be in two places at once, proof to many that he had supernatural powers God would only have granted him if his faith in Christ was genuine and his stigmata real.
She converted the Tejas Indians in New Mexico as the Lady ib Blue through bilocation from Spain as confirmed by eye witness testimony.
Source: HansardI am currently reading Fr Thurston's book "Surprising Mystics" in which he examines some extraordinary cases of clairvoyance, bilocation, levitation, and preternatural powers.
The nun in question had apparently the gift of bilocation – the ability to “transport” her body to great distances while still remaining within the gift of the nunnery.
The ghostly double of a living person, a sinister form of bilocation.
Instead of a damning critique of the role of Christianity in Ireland - which should have been bloody easy looking at our history - all we got was a few of the usual tales about the Catholic Church and a couple of gags about Padre Pio's mitts and powers of bilocation.
The blood from the stigmata had an odor described by many as similar to that of perfume or flowers, and the gift of bilocation was attributed to him.
In turn, God endowed him with many graces and wondrous gifts, such as aerial flights and bilocation.