Legation

Definition of Legation

Le`ga´tion   Pronunciation: lė`gā´shŭn
n.1.The sending forth or commissioning one person to act for another.
2.A legate, or envoy, and the persons associated with him in his mission; an embassy; or, in stricter usage, a diplomatic minister and his suite; a deputation.
3.The place of business or official residence of a diplomatic minister at a foreign court or seat of government.
4.A district under the jurisdiction of a legate.

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