n. pl. em·bas·sies
1. A building containing the offices of an ambassador and staff.
2. The position, function, or assignment of an ambassador.
3. A mission to a foreign government headed by an ambassador.
4. A staff of diplomatic representatives headed by an ambassador.
[Variant of ambassy, office or function of an ambassador, from obsolete French ambassée, from Medieval Latin ambactiāta; see EMBASSAGE.]
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