The U.S. embassy to the Holy See, on the other hand, has a distinct role in church affairs.
Moscow officials suggested that the attack on the Russian embassy was a well-planned action.
I believe that the embassy will come quickly to your assistance on learning everything.
A French embassy employee tearfully admitted that "brothers at the intelligence ministry made me understand my mistake."
Later she held a video conference with the shell-shocked staff of the embassy in Tripoli.
There was one little heart that was sore indeed when Boris came to take his leave before the departure of the embassy.
Every thing is arranged for my embassy, and the day is fixed for our leaving England.
Four years later circumstances rendered an embassy to the Sultan of Egypt imperative.
He received an appointment on the staff of the London embassy.
Very soon the Union Jack would float from the embassy's barren flagstaff.
1570s, "position of an ambassador," from Middle French embassee "mission, charge, office of ambassador," Old French ambassee, from Italian ambasciata, from Old Provençal ambaisada "office of ambassador," from Gaulish *ambactos "dependant, vassal," literally "one going around," from PIE *amb(i)-ag-to, from *ambi- (see ambi-) + *ambi- "around" (see ambi-) + *ag- "to drive, move" (see act (n.)).
Meaning "official residence and retinue of an ambassador" is from 1764. In earlier use were embassade (late 15c.), ambassade (early 15c.).