Examples of dignitary in a Sentence
The dinner was attended by many foreign dignitaries.
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Other dignitaries, including the composer William Schuman and Max Frankel, executive editor of The New York Times, are expected for cake, too.
This being Texas regular shovels wouldn’t do, so an all-star cast of local dignitaries (Harris County commissioners and other community leaders) famously shot Colt .45 pistols into the dirt.
Prior to the christening, an audience of more than a thousand dignitaries, travel agents, journalists and vendors was entertained by operatic tenor Andrea Bocelli and Latin pop singer Ricky Martin.
Relatives and dignitaries, including Merkel, placed candles and white roses beside the memorial.
The Jingus not only maintained the tourist attraction but conducted some informal diplomacy, representing the city to visiting Japanese dignitaries and at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1934.
Other honorees included one foreign dignitary, Emile Albert Métin, who was head of the French mission to Australia.
While departing from Warsaw, Poland, after a two-day visit with her parents and Prince George, to head to Berlin in July, Charlotte bid adieu to the Polish dignitaries who lined up to see the family off.
This sounds like a speech Melania Trump should have been giving to her husband at the dinner table, not to foreign dignitaries at the U.N. who have likely not shown their asses even a fraction as much as Donald Trump has.
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