from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The rank or position of a chancellor.
- n. The office or department of a chancellor.
- n. The building in which such an office or department is located.
- n. The official place of business of an embassy or consulate.
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- n. The rank or office of a chancellor.
- n. The building in which such an office is situated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Chancellorship.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. pl. chancelleries (-riz).
- n. Same as chancery, 3.
- n. A secretary's office. See chancellor, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a government building housing the office of a chancellor
'chancellery' which has an immense big writing table, another table, three chairs, bells and excellent light and telephone.
Hitler also worked with his favorite architect, Albert Speer, on a complete redesign of Berlin that included an immense domed “Great Hall” connected by a three-mile-long avenue to the chancellery.
Among the exceptions is an elegant dark wooden chest of drawers from Hitler's chancellery, filigreed with hundreds of swastika forms, which has been hung at a diagonal angle on a corner wall, and is further protected from possible Hitler admirers by a thin gauze panel.
Before joining the Berlin chancellery, his career included stints at the International Monetary Fund and at the Bundesbank, where he led the monetary analysis department.
Michael Hinterdobler, director of international relations at the state chancellery, says both Bavarias are thriving: There has been a renaissance.
Mr. Trichet caught the last Lufthansa flight to Berlin and passed through the gates of the austere chancellery, where he stayed past midnight in Ms. Merkel's office helping put together a deal on a new Greek bailout plan that was unveiled the next day.
"Even though the euro member states surely have to resolve a few problems among their 17 member states, we will never forget that the 27 belong together, that the internal market is the foundation upon which the euro can work," she said during the news conference in the chancellery.
It also suggests the difficulties Ms. Merkel and the chancellery could have in trying to corral skeptical lawmakers to support her European crisis strategy in the future.
He took the last Lufthansa flight to Berlin and arrived at the chancellery around 10 p.m.
BERLIN—On a chilly October evening in her austere chancellery, Angela Merkel placed a confidential call to Rome to help save the euro.