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

Examples of consul general in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The consul general repeated those allegations Thursday. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Mosque cancels NBA star Enes Kanter's youth camp after Turkish consulate gets involved," 25 July 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 Establishing a consulate in Greenland and appointing a consul general, Humpert said, could be one way to try to better relations with Greenlandic people. Washington Post, "Trump might not be able to buy Greenland, but he could open a consulate there," 24 Aug. 2019 The Guatemalan consul general in Del Rio said his office can verify the health and safety of his country's children in the facility but remains concerned that some are being moved and have not been able to speak to relatives. Jamie Hancock, Dallas News, "Democratic debate fireworks from Beto O'Rourke and Julian Castro, Dallas' Colin Allred takes the field, Paul McCartney mad at Texas A&M," 27 June 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 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

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First Known Use of consul general

1753, in the meaning defined above

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