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Consul meaning

consul - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. One of the two chief magistrates of the republic.
  2. 2. A senator; a counselor.
  3. 3. One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804, who were called, respectively, first, second, and third consul.
  4. 4. An official commissioned to reside in some foreign country, to care for the commercial interests of the citizens of the appointing government, and to protect its seamen.
  5. 5. One of the two chief magistrates of ancient Rome; agent of a government residing abroad.

consul - examples of usage

  1. In this dilemma the people of St. Kitts had recourse to General Mathews, who, dressed in his uniform as an American general officer, went on board the hostile fleet, and induced the admiral to accept an order from him on the American Consul in Paris, for the sum in question.
  2. Tazewell was employed by the Spanish Consul, M. Chacon, whose person is so familiar to our older citizens; and he gained the case in the Federal District and Circuit Courts, following it, contrary to his usual custom, to the Supreme Court.
  3. You are to be Consul?
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