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Meaning of INTERNUNCIO

Pronunciation:  `intur'nunshee`ow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Roman Catholic) a diplomatic representative of the Pope ranking below a nuncio
 

INTERNUNCIO is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: diplomat, diplomatist

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ter*nun"ci*o\, n.; pl. {Internuncios}. [L.
internuntius; inter between + nuntius, nuncius, messenger:
cf. It. internunzio. See {Nuncio}.]
1. A messenger between two parties. --Johnson.

2. A representative, or charg['e] d'affaires, of the pope at
   a foreign court or seat of government, ranking next below
   a nuncio.

Note: This title was formerly given also to the Austrian
      envoy at Constantinople.

 

 

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