She accompanies her husband Karl Eikenberry, the U.S. ambassador in Kabul, on every trip.
Last year, President Bush tapped the former ambassador to Columbia, William Wood, to become U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.
Stevens, who spoke Arabic, took up his appointment as ambassador to Libya in the Spring of this year.
The famously prickly former U.N. ambassador has served several presidents, but he's never held elected office.
As former U.S. ambassador to Cambodia Joseph Mussomeli put it, "Levi Strauss or the Gap could destroy this country on a whim."
The ambassador was leaning forward, glaring at him, his face a mottled crimson.
Mohammed, however, pardoned him, and made him his ambassador to China.
At last the news was spread that the duke had sent an ambassador.
Gaston and Bertha paid the ambassador's wife a visit of persuasion.
Take the ambassador to the reception-room and tell him that I shall wait on him at once.
late 14c., also embassador, from Middle French ambassadeur, from Old French embassator, via Provençal or Old Spanish from Latin ambactus "a servant, vassal," from Celtic amb(i)actos "a messenger, servant," from PIE *ambhi- "about" (see ambi-) + *ag- "drive, lead" (see act (v.)). Cf. embassy. Forms in am- and em- were used indiscriminately 17c.-18c.