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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

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

The U.S. is not constructing a palatial embassy, by far the largest in the world and virtually a separate city within Baghdad, and pouring money into military bases, with the intention of leaving Iraq to Iraqis.
Noam Chomsky

I work a seventeen hour day, and I'm personally responsible for 108 staff members in the embassy.
Shirley Temple

My family moved - first to Washington, D.C., and then, in the spring of 1975, to Lebanon, where my father worked as a diplomat at the American embassy. My parents were enthusiastic about the move, so my older brother and I felt like we were off to some place kind of cool.
Greg Kinnear
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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