consul general

plural consuls general

Definition of consul general

: a consul of the first rank stationed in an important place or having jurisdiction in several places or over several consuls

Examples of consul general in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The endeavor was a part of the first-ever Mexico Week, in which the consul general of Mexico in Chicago organized several events to celebrate Mexican culture and aim to challenge the stereotypical Cinco de Mayo celebrations taking place. Laura Rodríguez Presa, Chicago Tribune, 6 May 2022 In an effort to capture some of that diplomatic aura, every foreign consul general in San Francisco was invited. Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2022 Polish Ambassador Marek Magierowski and Ukrainian consul general Serhiy Koledov also attended. William Lee,, 8 Mar. 2022 Meanwhile, China’s consul general in Belfast recently tweeted a false claim from Russian state media that Zelensky is hiding in Poland, a NATO member. Washington Post, 8 Apr. 2022 The Ukrainian consul general in San Francisco, Dmytro Kushneruk, urged Californians to pressure Silicon Valley companies and Gov. Gavin Newsom to stop doing business with Russia. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 Feb. 2022 According to Alfonso Vélez Rivas, consul general of Los Angeles, more than 500 are eligible to vote in Arizona. Laura Daniella Sepulveda, The Arizona Republic, 12 Mar. 2022 The event was a meet and greet luncheon for Maor Elbaz-Starinsky, the new local consul general of Israel overseeing Florida, Kansas, Missouri and Puerto Rico. Sergio Carmona,, 18 Nov. 2021 Iraq’s consul general in Los Angeles, Salwan Sinjaree, said the two artifacts will be returned to Iraq and transferred to the custody of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, which will place them in a museum. Matthew Ormseth, Los Angeles Times, 20 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of consul general

1753, in the meaning defined above

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20 May 2022

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“Consul general.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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