consul general

noun
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

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Theo Neilly, consul general for the Bahamas in Washington, said the scale of the destruction is unprecedented. oregonlive, "Hurricane Dorian takes aim at Carolinas; relief effort underway in Bahamas," 4 Sep. 2019 Around 600 Nigerians are due to be repatriated to Nigeria in the coming days, Nigeria’s consul general in Johannesburg has confirmed. Yinka Adegoke, Quartz Africa, "Hundreds of Nigerians are taking up the government’s offer to be evacuated from South Africa," 10 Sep. 2019 Theo Neilly, consul general for the Bahamas in Washington, said the scale of the destruction is unprecedented. oregonlive, "Hurricane Dorian takes aim at Carolinas; relief effort underway in Bahamas," 4 Sep. 2019 Theo Neilly, consul general for the Bahamas in Washington, said the scale of the destruction is unprecedented. al, "Hurricane Dorian takes aim at Carolinas; relief effort underway in Bahamas," 5 Sep. 2019 Tekandi Paniagua, Guatemala's consul general in Del Rio, Texas, told Reuters Perez and her son were in good condition at a U.S. Border Patrol station in New Mexico. Alex Sundby, CBS News, "Dramatic photo captures migrant mom pleading with border guard as she tries to enter U.S. with son," 26 July 2019 Deportees who are returned to Mexico are typically returned to a border crossing near Brownsville, Texas, said Reyna Torres Mendivil, Mexico’s consul general for Chicago. Stacy St. Clair, chicagotribune.com, "What could happen if ICE raids come to your neighborhood?," 12 July 2019 Mansoor Ismael, the consul general for the Yemeni consulate in San Francisco, recounted how Nasher came to the United States from a small village 15 years ago. Nico Savidge, The Mercury News, "More than 1,000 mourn loss of Pacifica man killed in Peninsula hills stabbing," 22 June 2019 The current consul general, Karen Sasahara, who arrived over the summer, will be reassigned to a new position in the next several months as her position will be eliminated, U.S. officials said. Felicia Schwartz, WSJ, "U.S. Closes Jerusalem Consulate Serving Palestinians," 18 Oct. 2018

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1753, in the meaning defined above

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