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  1. leg·ate
    IPA[ˈleɡət]
  2. noun

    • 1. a member of the clergy, especially a cardinal, representing the Pope:

      a papal legate arrived in France on a peacemaking mission
    • 2. an ambassador or messenger.

    • 3. a general or governor of an ancient Roman province, or their deputy:

      the Roman legate of Syria
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: legate, plural noun: legates

    • noun

      a member of the clergy, especially a cardinal, representing the Pope:

      an ambassador or messenger.

    • noun

      a papal legate of the highest class, with full powers.
    • noun

      a papal legate of the highest class, with full powers.
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