consulate general

noun
plural consulates general

Definition of consulate general

: the residence, office, or jurisdiction of a consul general

Examples of consulate general in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The photographic exhibition of Raúl Castro, the first and only Latino governor of Arizona, is being exhibited at the Mexican consulate general office in Phoenix (320 E McDowell Rd # 105) from Sept. 16 to Sept. 30. Nadia Cantú, The Arizona Republic, 16 Sep. 2021 Phoenix is home to consulate general offices of Belize, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, México, Peru and Spain. AZCentral.com, 15 Sep. 2021 Desirable demographics aren’t the only reason 35% of all Mexican corporations in the U.S. are headquartered in the Dallas area, according to statistics from the consulate general of México in Dallas. Dallas News, 11 Aug. 2021 One of the four victims in Atlanta was a South Korean citizen and permanent resident of the US, according to Kwangsuk Lee, South Korea's deputy consulate general in Atlanta. Natasha Chen And Hollie Silverman, CNN, 22 Mar. 2021 In contrast, Blinken announced Tuesday that the Biden administration will restore those diplomatic ties by reopening its consulate general in Jerusalem that long served as a liaison to the Palestinian people and leadership. Conor Finnegan, ABC News, 26 May 2021 One of the four victims in Atlanta was a South Korean citizen and permanent resident of the US, according to Kwangsuk Lee, South Korea's deputy consulate general in Atlanta. Natasha Chen And Hollie Silverman, CNN, 22 Mar. 2021 One of the four victims in Atlanta was a South Korean citizen and permanent resident of the US, according to Kwangsuk Lee, South Korea's deputy consulate general in Atlanta. Natasha Chen And Hollie Silverman, CNN, 22 Mar. 2021 One of the four victims in Atlanta was a South Korean citizen and permanent resident of the US, according to Kwangsuk Lee, South Korea's deputy consulate general in Atlanta. Natasha Chen And Hollie Silverman, CNN, 22 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of consulate general

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Consulate general.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consulate%20general. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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