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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The post or office of an emissary; A permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister.

Usage examples (34)
  • Minister, recalled the legation and consulate from Germany.
  • Among the things to which special and continued attention had to be given by the legation was the Chicago Exposition.
  • No one in Germany had remembered that Brunswick had a "legation" in Berlin.
  • The Europeans, however, had quite different ideas about a "legation", and about the significance of permission to trade. for more
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