Definition of Legations

1. Noun. (plural of legation) ¹



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Definition of Legations

1. legation [n] - See also: legation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legations

legally binding
legalness
legals
legataries
legatary
legate
legated
legatee
legatees
legates
legateship
legateships
legatine
legating
legation
legations (current term)
legato
legator
legators
legatos
legature
legbreaker
legbreakers
lege
leged
legement
legend
legend in one's own lunchtime
legendaire
legendaria

Literary usage of Legations

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The legations. See, Such was the situation when the return of Napoleon made it necessary for Austria to hold fast to the duchies, ..."

2. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1901)
"Four days after its despatch a telegram arrived stating that on August 14 the Chinese capital had been reached and the legations relieved. ..."

3. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"Legation as an institution for the purpose legations. ... Yet permanent legations were unknown till very late in the Middle Ages. ..."

4. Europe Since 1815 by Charles Downer Hazen (1910)
"Rescue of the legations. China to open a dozen new ports to the trade of the world ... Finally, the legations of the various powers in Peking were besieged, ..."

5. International Law and the World War by James Wilford Garner (1920)
"Care of Belligerent Interests by Neutral Embassies and legations. Following the practice in recent wars, the various belligerent governments upon the ..."

6. China and the Allies by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1901)
"CHAPTER XXIX A general alarm—A signal answered—Desperate efforts to make the legations capitulate—Heroic fighting—Chinese troops pouring in confusion out of ..."

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