diplomatic corps

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diplomatic corps the body of diplomatic personnel
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Diplomatic corps Corps diplomatique, the whole body of foreign diplomatists resident at any court
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Usage

In literature:

The first garden party of the year was given by the Empress Dowager to the ladies of the Diplomatic Corps, in the fourth moon.
"Two Years in the Forbidden City" by The Princess Der Ling
Everett was the doyen of the diplomatic corps because he was the only diplomat.
"The Lost Road" by Richard Harding Davis
Every one cultivates his group of English folk, in and out of official life, and his group in the diplomatic corps.
"The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II" by Burton J. Hendrick
The diplomatic corps followed.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of 12)"
Today at 7 A.M. he left the palace, and, saluted by the Diplomatic Corps, he repaired to the waterfront.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
The Governor of New York State, the Mayor of the city, and the United States diplomatic corps were prominent.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Is it therefore to be wondered at our being so deficient in our diplomatic corps?
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
At noon comes the long procession of Government officers, followed by the diplomatic corps.
"In The Boyhood of Lincoln" by Hezekiah Butterworth
On New Year's Eve the Diplomatic Corps had congratulated Prince Napoleon at the Palace of the Tuileries.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Sara de Treverell's associates were mostly of the Diplomatic Corps.
"Robert Orange" by John Oliver Hobbes
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In news:

Diplomatic corps strive to make world better.
Members of the diplomatic corps are heroes who don't wear uniforms.
Though a weak EU diplomatic corps exists, a bona fide continental military is a distant dream, at best.
Distinguished Authorities and Members of the Diplomatic Corps.
The United States diplomatic corps in the Arab world has generally been slow to recognize trends or to back away from brutal dictators who oppose the interests of both their own people and of America.
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