In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1embajador masculineembajadora femininethe Italian ambassador — el embajador de Italia
- The figure on the right is Jean de Dinteville, the French ambassador to the English court of Henry VIII.
- Prior to the amendment, the president had the prerogative to appoint ambassadors or accept foreign envoys.
- He was briefly sent as an ambassador to Turkey, and finally ended up working in forestry.
- He had been hoping to be named the new ambassador to Singapore, or perhaps South Korea.
- Now he is going to be the ambassador to a newly opened diplomatic station in the Dominican Republic.
- The goal was defined by Peter Tufo, the American ambassador to Budapest.
- In 1657, after the death of his two employers, he worked as a secretary to the French ambassador to Holland.
- Neither letter refers to the resignation of the Eritrean ambassador to Sweden.
- British ambassador to Ireland Stewart Eldon is not averse to speaking a few words of Irish.
- It was conducted by a diplomat who had served as an ambassador to three African countries.
- Manning had been the ambassador to Israel and Nato before moving into Downing Street.
- Kuwait boasts the first female Arab-Muslim ambassador to the United Nations.
- The whole point of the ceremony, now more than 500 years old, was to show off to foreign ambassadors, mostly from Europe.
- The English ambassador to Holland even threatened to embargo any merchants who traded with the new company.
- Benjamin Franklin was the US ambassador to absolutist France after the American Revolution.
- Even more emphatic diplomatic gestures, like the summoning of ambassadors, have so far been ignored.
- He also indicated that various foreign ambassadors and high commissioners had expressed similar sentiments.
- The group was able to see the UK ambassador to the Dominican Republic and the Attorney General.
- Aceh's sultans sent ambassadors to Europe, and made treaties with some of these European powers.
- His reward for services rendered is to have been nominated as the new British ambassador to the US.
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