- legation (n.)
- mid-15c., from Old French legation and directly from Latin legationem (nominative legatio) "the office of an ambassador," noun of action from past participle stem of legare (see legate).
- 1. We were still at the legation at Eaton Place.
- 2. Our legation was upgraded to an embassy.
- 3. Inside the British legation a few armed soldiers walked about the gardens.
- 4. As we reached the turning which led to the legation there was a traffic block.
- 5. The embassy was downgraded to a legation.
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