Legate

Definition of Legate

Leg´ate   Pronunciation: lĕg´ãt
n.1.An ambassador or envoy.
2.An ecclesiastic representing the pope and invested with the authority of the Holy See.
3.(Rom. Hist.) An official assistant given to a general or to the governor of a province.

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ambassador, ambassadress, apostolic delegate, attache, career diplomat, chancellor, charge, commercial attache, commissar, commissary, commissionaire, commissioner, consul, consul general, consular agent, delegate, diplomat, diplomatic, diplomatic agent, diplomatist, emissary, envoy extraordinary, foreign service officer, herald, internuncio, messenger, military attache, minister, minister plenipotentiary, minister resident, nuncio, plenipotentiary, resident, secretary, secretary of legation, vice-consul, vice-legate
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