diplomatic cover

Definition of diplomatic cover

:the special protection that is given to a diplomat
  • traveling with the benefit of diplomatic cover

Word by Word Definitions

diplomatic play
  1. : paleographic

  2. : exactly reproducing the original

  3. : of, relating to, or concerned with the art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations : of, relating to, or concerned with diplomacy or diplomats

cover play
  1. : to guard from attack

  2. : to have within the range of one's guns : command

  3. : to hold within range of an aimed firearm

  1. : something that protects, shelters, or guards: such as

  2. : natural shelter for an animal

  3. : a position or situation affording protection from enemy fire


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