legate

[n] - a member of a legation
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Legate

Leg'ate (lĕg'at) noun [ Middle English legat , Latin legatus , from legare to send with a commission or charge, to depute, from lex , legis , law: confer French l├ęgat , Italian legato . See Legal .] 1. An ambassador or envoy. ...
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legate

official emissary noun a member of a legation
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Legate

• (n.) Under the emperors, a governor sent to a province. • (n.) An ecclesiastic representing the pope and invested with the authority of the Holy See. • (n.) An official assistant given to a general or to the governor of a province. • (n.) An ambassador or envoy.
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legate

official who acted as a deputy general to governors of provinces conquered by ancient Rome in the 2nd and 1st centuries , during the period of the ... [2 related articles]
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legate

in the Roman Catholic Church, a cleric sent on a mission, ecclesiastical or diplomatic, by the pope as his personal representative. Three types of ... [3 related articles]
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legate

legate 1. An emissary of the pope, especially one who represents the Vatican in another country. 2. An official representative of a government, especially a diplomat.
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legate

legate (leg'ut) [Lat. legare=to send], one sent as a representative of a state or of some high authority. In Roman history a legate was sent by the senate to the provinces as an envoy of the emperor. Sometime during the 12th cent. the word came into use to designate a papal ambassador. There are...
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Legate

Legates are persons sent by the pope as ambassadors to foreign courts. Legates a latere, the highest in rank, were sent on particularly important missions, and were taken from the college of cardinals only.
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