EMBASSY , the
See also:office of an
See also:ambassador, or, more generally, the
See also:mission on which an ambassador of one power is sent to another, or the
See also:body of official personages attached to such a mission, whether temporary or permanent . Hence " embassy " is often quite loosely used of any mission,
See also:diplomatic or other-wise . The word is also used of the official residence of an ambassador . "Embassy " was originally " ambassy," the
See also:form used in the 17th century, but by the
See also:time of
See also:Johnson considered quite obsolete . " Ambassy " is from the 0 . Fr. ambassee, derived through such forms as the
See also:Port. ambassada, Ital. ambasciata from a lost Med .
See also:Lat. ambactiata, ambactiare, to go on a mission .
EMBARGO (a Spanish word meaning " stoppage ")
There are no comments yet for this article.
Do not copy, download, transfer, or otherwise replicate the site content in whole or in part.
Links to articles and home page are encouraged.