ambassade

noun

am·​bas·​sade
¦ambə¦sād,
-äd
variants or less commonly embassade
¦em-
plural -s
archaic
: the mission of an ambassador or those sent on a mission

Word History

Etymology

Middle English ambassade, ambassiat, from Middle French ambassade, ambassiate, from Old Italian ambasciata

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ambassade was in the 15th century

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“Ambassade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambassade. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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