consulate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n consulate diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consul
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Historians report that the Roman Emperor Gaius (Caligula) (AD 37-41) was so proud of his horse that he gave him a place as a senate consul before he died.
    • Consulate Consular government; term of office of a consul.
    • Consulate The jurisdiction or residence of a consul.
    • Consulate The office of a consul.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n consulate The office of a consul, in either the political or the legal sense of that word.
    • n consulate In international law: The office or jurisdiction of a consul.
    • n consulate The premises officially occupied by a consul.
    • n consulate Goverment by consul or consuls; specifically, the government which existed in Francec from the overthrow of the Directory, November 9th, 1799, to the establishment of the empire, May 18th, 1804. See consul, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Consulate the office, residence, or jurisdiction of a consul
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Quotations

  • John Randolph
    John Randolph
    “Never were abilities so much below mediocrity so well rewarded; no, not when Caligulas horse was made Consul.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. consulatus,: cf. F. consulat,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.

Usage

In literature:

A little further the British flag flies gaily in the wind above H.M.'s Consulate.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
There were others than consuls, however, to help in the good work.
"The Story of the Barbary Corsairs" by Stanley Lane-Poole
Maybe we broke the speed ord'nance some, but we caught Mr. Consul on the fly, just as he was punchin' the time card.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
On the day after our arrival, while dining with our consul-general, the great fair then being held at Tantah became the subject of conversation.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878" by Various
When the fourteen-day period expired, Voigt would have to report to the Nazi Consulate for a renewal.
"Secret Armies" by John L. Spivak
The guard who attended my person, presented me to the consul and vice-consul.
"Perils and Captivity" by Charlotte-Adélaïde [née Picard] Dard
Consul Oscar F. Williams was in no way molested.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
He had been a soldier, governor of provinces, judge, senator and consul.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8" by Elbert Hubbard
I reckoned I should probably hear all about it when I went to the consul's office at Buenos Ayres.
"Swept Out to Sea" by W. Bertram Foster
The American consul hasn't taken his passports yet, but he expects to get away soon, somehow or other.
"Ahead of the Army" by W. O. Stoddard
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In poetry:

Precosia, filled with fear,
now makes her way to that house
beyond the tall green pines
where the English consul lives.
"The Gypsy And The Wind" by Federico Garcia Lorca
For neither gold can lull to rest,
Nor all a Consul's guard beat off
The tumults of a troubled breast,
The cares that haunt a gilded roof.
"Horace, Book II. Ode XVI." by William Cowper
Muses of Sicily, essay we now
A somewhat loftier task! Not all men love
Coppice or lowly tamarisk: sing we woods,
Woods worthy of a Consul let them be.
"Eclogue 4: Pollio" by Publius Vergilius Maro
``Rome is the tomb of Heroes, and of Kings,
Consuls, and conquerors, and world—wide sway:
What wonder, should it silence him that sings
Before he learns what he must sing and say?
"Sacred And Profane Love" by Alfred Austin
Vain all that praetors clutched, that consuls brought
When Rome's returning legions crowned their lord;
Less than the least brave deed these hands have wrought,
We clasp, unclinching from the bloody sword.
"For The Commemoration Services" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Aweary unto death, my friends, a mood by wise abhorred,
Come to the novel feast I spread, thrice-consul, Nero, lord,
The Caesar, master of the world, and eke of harmony,
Who plays the harp of many strings, a chief of minstrelsy.
"Nero’s Incendiary Song" by Victor Marie Hugo

In news:

Bomb threat at Indian Embassy, Indian consulate cleared.
Sept 11, 2012: A blaze erupted during the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Obama's "Normalizing" of the Middle East Left US Consulate in Benghazi Unprotected .
Obama condemned the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which left US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead.
GOLDEN — President Barack Obama, making his eighth campaign stop in Colorado this year, vowed to bring to justice those responsible for the attack on the American consulate in Libya that killed a US ambassador.
The Wreckage of the US Consulate in Benghazi Still Isn't Very Secure.
The attacks on the US Embassy in Cairo and US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept 11 echoed the worst moments of American impotence in the Middle East.
Jay DeVaughn, the former director of library services at the Community College of Aurora, is expected to plead guilty to threatening elected officials, consulates, and embassies around the nation by mailing white powder in envelopes.
A congressional hearing is held regarding security levels at the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
SOURCE Honorary Consul for South Africa .
Special Agents Regina Lombardo and Peter Forcelli, of the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, stand outside the US Consulate in Toronto.
KEITH BEATY/TORONTO STAR Special Agents Regina Lombardo and Peter Forcelli, of the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, stand outside the US Consulate in Toronto.
Peter King caused a row coming out of the closed-door hearings on the attack of the American consulate in Benghazi , Libya.
The terrorist attack on the US consulate in.
Mohammed Abu Jamal Ahmed was detained and questioned in Egypt for his suspected involvement in the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi .
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In science:

In the present paper a generalization of Gurland distribution is obtained as a beta mixture of the generalized Poisson distribution (GPD) of Consul and Jain .
On the generalization of Gurland distribution
Consul,P.C.;Generalized Poisson distribution , New York , Dekker. 2.
On the generalization of Gurland distribution
The market crashed, and just before Wellington’s men arrived with the news of victory, Rothschild signaled his agents to buy all available consuls, at a fraction of their original price.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
Voting centers in Venezuelan embassies and consulates were not included in the polling. A total of 23,827 people were interviewed in these centers.
The 2004 Venezuelan Presidential Recall Referendum: Discrepancies Between Two Exit Polls and Official Results
No embassies or consulates were included in the sample. A total of 12,347 people were interviewed.
The 2004 Venezuelan Presidential Recall Referendum: Discrepancies Between Two Exit Polls and Official Results
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