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
This was brought me by Hallie, my envoy extraordinary, who had wormed it out of her mother who had got it from Mr. Ferguson.
"The Other Side of the Door" by Lucia Chamberlain
By Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B., Her Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Japan.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
In 1841, he was, at length, recalled, and sent to Lha-Ssa as envoy-extraordinary in the matter of the Nomekhan.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 2 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
In 1902 Dr. Montoro was appointed by the Palma administration as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Court of St. James.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 4" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
Next to the Baron de Blome, Envoy Extraordinary of the King of Denmark; not at home.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution" by Various
In due time two envoys-extraordinary arrived from England to carry out the negotiations for the marriage.
"Henrietta Maria" by Henrietta Haynes
Tarpolei, Colonel, Envoy Extraordinary, of the Roman Republic in Pans.
"Rule of the Monk" by Giuseppe Garibaldi
In 1797, he declined the office of envoy extraordinary to France.
"Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)" by A Sexton of the Old School
Enters Citizen Delacroix, minister plenipotentiary and envoy extraordinary from the Republic of France.
"The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom" by Hendrik Willem van Loon
Thus American questions came under my jurisdiction as envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the empire.
"Under Four Administrations" by Oscar S. Straus
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