consulate general


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

Examples of consulate general in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After closing the doors of its consulate general in St. Petersburg in 2018, amid rancorous relations with the Kremlin, and without any new openings in recent years, Washington reduced its total posts to 273. Bonnie Bley, Foreign Affairs, 27 Nov. 2019 The consulate general of Canada in Shanghai on Tuesday. Alexander Smith, NBC News, 9 May 2023 According to the Philippine consulate general in Los Angeles, Alvero was Filipino American, and his family described him as a devout Catholic. Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2023 On Friday, the U.S. State Department approved the voluntary departure of nonemergency government employees and family members at its consulate general in Almaty. Ann M. Simmons, WSJ, 8 Jan. 2022 Working with the consulate general’s office, OSF Healthcare and the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America have so far received donations of five ambulances from several states, including Illinois, that have been sent to Ukraine, and two more are on their way. Mike Nolan, Chicago Tribune, 22 June 2022 One American company, Vippi Media, based in New Jersey, signed a $300,000 contract with the consulate general of China in New York to help promote the Games, according to the company’s filing with the Justice Department under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. New York Times, 18 Feb. 2022 Still, Nashville only began its official blush in the 21st century, when the Japanese consulate general for the south-central U.S. moved his office from New Orleans to the Music City. Leilani Marie Labong, Travel + Leisure, 18 Mar. 2023 Alvero was a Filipino American, according to the Philippine consulate general in Los Angeles, and was a devout Catholic, his family said. Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of consulate general was in 1865

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“Consulate general.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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