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  • n  the post or office of legate
  • n  a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister

  • An icy gale whipped the trees along Tel Aviv's Rothschild Boulevard and tore at the policeman on guard before the Soviet legation to Israel.
  • Floodlights were directed on the legation, and the area encircled with barbed wire.
  • For almost twelve years Russia and its Baltic neighbor, Sweden, have been in a bitter dispute over the disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg, a slender, balding Swedish-legation .

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