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The flag is also ordered lowered abroad at embassies, legations, consular offices and other facilities, the White House said.
Two years later, Almonte was dispatched as a part of the legation to London and was instrumental in negotiating a commercial treaty with England in 1825.
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LEGATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of legation for English Language Learners
: a group of government officials sent to work in a foreign country; also : the building where such a group works
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