envoy extraordinary

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n envoy extraordinary a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
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Usage

In literature:

You may safely proceed to Washington as its envoy extraordinary.
"Drift from Two Shores" by Bret Harte
Prior, one of the most amiable English poets, whom you saw Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary at Paris in 1712.
"Letters on England" by Voltaire
Myrtle Hazard appeared by an envoy extraordinary, the bearer of sealed despatches.
"The Guardian Angel" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Since that time an envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary has been accredited to this Government by that of the Mexican Republic.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Robert C. Schenck, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to Great Britain.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant" by James D. Richardson
Envoy Extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary of The United States of America.
"The Fight For The Republic in China" by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
If he speak French tolerably, we make him a Minister; if he be fluent, an Envoy Extraordinary.
"Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men And Women And Other Things In General Originally Published In Blackwood's Magazine - 1864" by Charles Lever
The President resolved to send Jay to England as envoy extraordinary, to make one more effort for an understanding.
"History of the United States, Volume 2 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The most extraordinary good-luck voyage ever made by an American whaler was that of the bark Envoy, belonging to the Brownells of New Bedford.
"Swept Out to Sea" by W. Bertram Foster
By Sir RUTHERFORD ALCOCK, K.C.B., Her Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Japan.
"Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61" by Abner Doubleday
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