Meaning of embassy

em•bas•sy

Pronunciation: (em'bu-sē), [key]
— pl. -sies.
  1. a body of persons entrusted with a mission to a sovereign or government, esp. an ambassador and his or her staff.
  2. the official headquarters of an ambassador.
  3. the function or office of an ambassador.
  4. a mission headed by an ambassador.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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