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diplomatic corps

the entire body of diplomats accredited to and resident at a court or capital.
Also called diplomatic body. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Her funeral was a magnificent one, in presence of a great concourse of people, including the diplomatic corps.

    Great Singers, First Series George T. Ferris
  • It is the day of the Imperial reception of the diplomatic corps.

  • Tom was fit to be a member of the diplomatic corps—bully and bribe in the same breath!

    Breaking Away Oliver Optic
  • The grand duke had a warm place in his heart for the diplomatic corps.

    The Goose Girl Harold MacGrath
  • There is an underlying excitement in the European contingent of the diplomatic corps.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • It is just the same as saying to him, "You belong in the diplomatic corps."

    The Slim Princess George Ade
British Dictionary definitions for diplomatic corps

diplomatic corps

the entire body of diplomats accredited to a given state
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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