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


A minister of the highest rank sent 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.



An official messenger and representative.


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Em*bas"sa*dor (?), n. [F. ambassadeur, Sp. embajador, LL. ambassiator, ambasciator. See Embassy, and cf. Ambassador.]

Same as Ambassador.

Stilbon, that was a wise embassadour, Was sent to Corinth. Chaucer.

Myself my king's embassador will go. Dryden.


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