The act of translating, removing, or transferring; removal; also, the state of being translated or removed; as, the translation of Enoch; the translation of a bishop.
A ritual, legal, and canonical operation whereby the body of a saint is removed from its original burial place to a position - often in or near the chancel of a church - where it can be more conveniently venerated by the faithful.
A) To move a bishop from one diocese to another. B) To move a saint's relics from one place to another, often from the original burial place to a reliquary. (Lynch, Joseph H. The Medieval Church: A Brief History, 365)