consulship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n consulship the post of consul
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Consulship The office of a consul; consulate.
    • Consulship The term of office of a consul.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n consulship The office or the term of office of a consul, in either the political or the diplomatic sense of the word: as, the consulship of Cicero. See consul.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Consulship the office, or term of office, of a consul
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Confederate and rotten politicians bought and sold the consulship.
"Elements of Military Art and Science" by Henry Wager Halleck
It counted eight consulships, two censorships, three triumphs, and one dictatorship.
"The Women of the Caesars" by Guglielmo Ferrero
I hope the United States will appoint no Italian, no Catholic, to a consulship.
"At Home And Abroad" by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
They went abroad, as was natural; and then he surprised his friends and hers by accepting his consulship and staying there.
"Short Story Classics (American) Vol. 2" by Various
Could you stoop to beg consulships and triumphs from him?
"Dialogues of the Dead" by Lord Lyttelton
As Hughes says in Tom Brown's School Days, a scrimmage in front of the goal posts, or the Consulship of Plancus, is no child's play.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
Consulship of Felix 171 2.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
May 23 the Storthing, by unanimous vote, passed a new bill for the establishment of Norwegian consulships.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
The eleven letters which precede the consulship are happily, from this point of view, addressed to Atticus.
"The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Thus soon did he end his mourning for his children, altho he had mourned a whole year for his consulship.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome" by Various
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