(l*g"shn), n. [L. legatio: cf. F. lgation, It. legazione. See Legate.] 1. The sending forth or commissioning one person to act for another. "The Divine legation of Moses." Bp. Warburton.
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2. A legate, or envoy, and the persons associated with him in his mission; an embassy; or, in stricter usage, a diplomatic minister and his suite; a deputation.
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3. The place of business or official residence of a diplomatic minister at a foreign court or seat of government.
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4. A district under the jurisdiction of a legate.
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