nunciature

noun nun·ci·a·ture \ ˈnən(t)-sē-ə-ˌchu̇r , ˈnu̇n(t)- , -chər , -ˌtyu̇r , -ˌtu̇r \

Definition of nunciature

1 : a papal diplomatic mission headed by a nuncio
2 : the office or period of office of a nuncio

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Origin and Etymology of nunciature

Italian nunciatura, from nuncio


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