2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ambassador \Am*bas"sa*dor\, Embassador \Em*bas"sa*dor\, noun [See {Embassador}.]

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

Note: Ambassadors 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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another [syn: {ambassador}, {embassador}]

2: an informal representative; "an ambassador of good will"

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