nuncio

Part of speech: noun

An ambassador of the Pope; a messenger.

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Usage examples "nuncio":

  1. The nuncio brought some new songs from Rome. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. It was only a brotherly and sisterly love- for I was engaged, at sixteen, to Inez de Nuncio, a lovely young Spanish girl, who was cruelly taken away from me by the hand of violence, as you know. - "The Fatal Glove", Clara Augusta Jones Trask.
  3. They are the correct thing in the carriages of the Papal Nuncio and all ecclesiastics, and are generally preferred to horses for long or difficult journeys. - "Spanish Life in Town and Country", L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street.