ambassadress

Part of speech: noun

A female ambassador.

Part of speech: noun

The wife of an ambassador.

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Usage examples "ambassadress":

  1. It was rather an imposing circle that gathered around her- Princess Hohenlohe, German ambassadress, sat on one side of her- Marquise Molins, Spanish ambassadress, on the other. - "My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879", Mary King Waddington.
  2. Mr. Adister had warned her both against her going and against the influence of her friend Lady Wenchester, our Ambassadress there, another Welsh woman, with the weathervane head of her race. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. He sent on his equipages to Pampeluna at a gentle pace, and placed in his carriage an intelligent valet de chambre and a waiting- woman, with orders to pass themselves off as the ambassador and ambassadress of France, and in case they were arrested to cry out a good deal. - "The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 12 And His Court and of The Regency", Duc de Saint-Simon.