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Variant form of ambassy, from Middle French ambassée 'mission, charge, embassy', from Italian ambasciata, from Patrono:Pro[[Category:Patrono:Pro derivations|Embassy]] ambayassada 'embassy' (cf. Occitan ambaissada), from ambaissa 'service, duty', from Lombard *ambahti 'hostage' (as hostages were used to seal pacts), from Gaulish ambactos 'dependant, vassal' (cf. Old Irish amos, amsach 'mercenary, servant', Welsh amaeth 'tenant farm').

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Embassy

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embassies

Embassy (plural embassies)
  1. The function or duty of an ambassador.
  2. An organization or group of officials who permanently represent a sovereign state in a second sovereign state or with respect to an international organization such as the United Nations.
    The American embassy to France is located in Paris.
  3. The official residence of such a group, or of an ambassador.

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