embassy embassy  /ˈɛm bə si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a diplomatic building where ambassadors live or work
  2. (n) an ambassador and his entourage collectively

Usage(s):

  1. Nobody's saying so, but many will quietly point the finger at Pakistan over a deadly attack on India's Kabul embassy.
  2. How commandos ended the siege at the Iranian embassy It was a stunning success, a national triumph.
  3. They walked toward the gate of the Spanish embassy, watching for a sign from a gray-haired man accompanying the group.

News

  1. Suicide blast in Kabul kills 3 near US Embassy

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck outside the Afghan Supreme Court near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding seven, police said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. US Embassy Attack In Kabul Reported

    Update, 8:52 AM EST: The US Embassy attack in Kabul is now believed to have been a suicide bombing, and casualties have been reported but not confirmed. According to local news sources on Twitter, the US Embassy attack was carried out by a suicide bomber in a Toyota Corolla or Land Cruiser, and witnesses say [...] US Embassy Attack In Kabul Reported is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Embassy Suites Hotel Seattle North/Lynnwood Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

    Embassy Suites Lynnwood Hotel Honored as a Top Performing Hotel as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10804895.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Hossein is a member of our embassy staff going about his legitimate duties," Miliband said in a statement on the Foreign Office's Web site. "Iranian action against him, and those against Clotilde Reiss and a member of the staff of the French...
    on Aug 8, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: Bloomberg

  2. A top aide to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki told The Associated Press that Washington was considering meeting the demand, "but so far there has been no concrete answer from the US Embassy showing it was definitely going to drop Blackwater."
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: Forbes

  3. "The recent blasts in our embassy ...... have cast a shadow over our efforts to normalize relations with Pakistan and to bring a lasting and honourable peace in our region. I have personally conveyed my concern and disappointment to the government...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Economic Times

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