Am*bas"sa*dor (#), Em*bas"sa*dor (#), n. [See Embassador.]

1.

A minister of the highest rank sent to a foreign court to represent there his sovereign or country.

Ambassador are either ordinary [or resident] or extraordinary, that is, sent upon some special or unusual occasion or errand.

Abbott.

2.

An official messenger and representative.

 

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