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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The office or term of office of a nuncio.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The status or rank of a nuncio.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office of a nuncio.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office or term of service of a nuncio.

Etymologies

Italian nunciatura, from nuncio, nuncio; see nuncio.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin nunciare, nuntiare, to announce, report, from nuncius, nuntius, messenger: compare French nonciature, Italian nunziatura. (Wiktionary)

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