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Definition of Embassy

Embassy

  1. The public function of an ambassador; the charge or business intrusted to an ambassador or to envoys; a public message to; foreign court concerning state affairs; hence, any solemn message.
  2. The person or persons sent as ambassadors or envoys; the ambassador and his suite; envoys.
  3. The residence or office of an ambassador.

Embassy Quotations

Diplomacy in a sense is the opposite of writing. You have to disperse yourself so much: the lady who comes in crying because she's had a fight with the secretary; exports and imports; students in trouble; thumbtacks for the embassy.
Carlos Fuentes

We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinton now is working very hard. He has sent a letter of apology to the Chinese. And, he's also given them a gift certificate for future nuclear secrets.
David Letterman

What if the invasion forces will not leave our lands? What if the U.S. forces and others stay in our beloved lands? What if their companies and embassy headquarters will continue to exist with the American flags hoisted on them? Will you be silent? Will you overlook this?
Muqtada al Sadr

When I was a kid, while touring East Berlin - back when there was an East Berlin - I got my left foot stuck in an escalator in Alexanderplatz. A few hours later, thanks to blowtorches and chainsaws and East German soldiers and the U.S. Embassy, my foot was released, and I along with it.
Kevin Bleyer

The Turkish Embassy in Washington is an ornate, eclectic building on the corner of Twenty-third Street and Massachusetts Avenue which was built originally for Edward Hamlin Everett, the man who put the crimp in bottle caps.
George W. S. Trow
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Embassy Translations

embassy in Dutch is ambassade
embassy in French is ambassade
embassy in German is Botschaft
embassy in Italian is messaggio, ambasciata
embassy in Norwegian is ambassade
embassy in Portuguese is embaixada
embassy in Spanish is embajada
embassy in Swedish is beskickning, ambassad
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