corps diplomatique

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corps diplomatique the body of diplomatic personnel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corps diplomatique the body of ministers or envoys accredited to a government.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Corps diplomatique the whole diplomatic staff at a particular capital
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., diplomatic body
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr., from L. corpus.

Usage

In literature:

Yes, and also the Corps Diplomatique.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
On the 27th of April, accompanied by the Corps Diplomatique as far as the frontier, he left Tuscany.
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
Now that is a sight you don't often see: a Diplomatique Corps being returned to store in a motor lorry.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, October 6, 1920" by Various
Dumont, Jean: Corps universel diplomatique.
"The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century" by Clarence Henry Haring
You plan to murder a dozen or so officers of the Corps Diplomatique Terrestrienne along with the local wheels.
"Gambler's World" by John Keith Laumer
Du Mont, Corps diplomatique, v. 129-131; Jehan de la Fosse, 70; Papiers d'etat du card.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
The corps diplomatique was virtually on the horns of a dilemma.
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
Dumont, Corps Diplomatique, tom.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
We should form ourselves on the model of the French corps diplomatique; do not you think so?
"Our Own Set" by Ossip Schubin
He asked me if I belonged to the corps diplomatique.
"Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Life" by Mary Alsop King Waddington
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