from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman ambassador.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wife of an ambassador.
  • noun A female ambassador.
  • noun Also written embassadress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A female ambassador; also, the wife of an ambassador.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A female ambassador

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a woman ambassador


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  • She received me with the most winning affability, made me sit down by her against all my remonstrances, and told her ambassadress to go into another room.

    - Lesage, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, tr. Smollett, bk 4 ch. 2

    September 18, 2008