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apostolic delegate

noun
1.
a representative of the pope in a country that has no regular diplomatic relations with the Vatican.
Compare nuncio.
Origin of apostolic delegate
1905-1910
1905-10
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apostolic delegate

noun
1.
(RC Church) a representative of the pope sent to countries that do not have full or regular diplomatic relations with the Holy See
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