Mission

• (n.) Persons sent; any number of persons appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy. • (n.) An organization for worship and work, dependent on one or more churches. • (v. t.) To send on a mission. • (n.) A course of extraordinary sermons and services at a particular place and time for the special purpose of qui...
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(from the article `Native American`) ...California in 1542 but did not attempt to occupy it until 1769. Following the Pacific coast northward from Mexico, the Franciscan friar Junípero ...
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missionary station noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
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charge 3 commission noun a special assignment that is given to a person or group; `a confidential mission to London`; `his charge was deliver a message`
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(religion) Organized attempt to spread a religion. Throughout its history, Christianity has been the most assertive of missionary religions. Islam also has a history of militant missionizing, and the original Islamic conquests initiated by Muhammad justified the use of a holy war, jihad, as a ...
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Mission

[Christianity] Christian mission is `an organized effort for the propagation of the Christian faith.` Mission often involve sending individuals and groups, called `missionaries,` to foreign countries and to places in their homeland for the purpose of proselytism (conversion to Christianity, or from one Christian tradition to another). This ...
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Mission

[grape] Mission grapes are a variety of Vitis vinifera introduced from Spain to the western coasts of North and South America by Catholic New World missionaries for use in making sacramental, table, and fortified wines. ==History== The original European strain, until recently, had been lost, thus the grapes` being named `Mission grapes` sin...
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Mission

[LDS Church] A mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is a geographical administrative area to which church missionaries are assigned. Almost all areas of the world are within the boundaries of an LDS Church mission, whether or not Mormon missionaries live or proselytize in the area. As July 2013, there are ...
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Mission

[station] A religious mission or mission station is a location for missionary work. ==Christianity== Historically, missions have been religious communities used to convert local populations to Christianity. Missions often provided the logistics and supplies needed to support that work, as well as a way to `civilize` recently Christianized i...
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Mission

Mis'sion noun [ Latin missio , from mittere , missum , to send: confer French mission . See Missile .] 1. The act of sending, or the state of being sent; a being sent or delegated by authority, with certain powers for transacting business; comission. «...
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Mission

Mis'sion transitive verb To send on a mission. [ Mostly used in the form of the past participle.] Keats.
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Mission

A business trip by a civil servant from the European Commission.
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mission

a flight into space
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Mission

A heavy, normally dark finished oak style with straight rectangular lines originally popular in the early 1900's. This style grew out of the English arts and crafts movement and was a direct reaction against the ornate Victorian furniture styles of that time.
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A short but complete description of the overall purpose and intentions of an organization. It states what is to be achieved, but not how this should be done. See also vision.
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Mission

a statement of why an organisation exists; often described alongside the organisation
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mission

an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
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Mission

city, Hidalgo county, southern Texas, U.S., part of the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metropolitan area, in the lower Rio Grande valley. A settlement was ...
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in Christianity, an organized effort for the propagation of the Christian faith. [99 related articles]
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mission 1. A special task given to a person or group to carry out. 2. An objective or task that somebody believes it is his or her duty to carry out or to which he or she attaches special importance and devotes special care. 3. A single flight or voyage of a military aircraft or a spacecraft. 4. A group of people sent to a country to represent t...
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Mission

Mission, city (1990 pop. 28,653), Hidalgo co., extreme S Tex.; inc. 1910. It is a processing and canning center for citrus fruits (especially grapefruit) and vegetables grown in the irrigated lower Rio Grande valley. Consumer goods and concrete are manufactured, and oil wells are also in Mission. Th...
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Office of a government representative accredited to another government. Britain's missions include high commissions headed by British high commissioners in Commonwealth countries and embassies...
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Organized attempt to spread a religion. Throughout its history, Christianity has been the most assertive of missionary religions. Islam also has a history of militant missionizing, and the original...
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Our mission as Christians is to love and serve others.
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Synonym (also Misión) for the grape variety Listán Prieto; look there.
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