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State Department

noun
1.
state (def 12).
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  • We shall do our best to bring it to the notice of the State Department.

    The Biglow Papers James Russell Lowell
  • Then Birch of the State Department made a precise, scholarly observation.

    Ten From Infinity Paul W. Fairman
  • Tell 'em the State Department will be delighted to furnish the literary gems.

  • In some of the states, on the other hand, the schools are related to the State Department of education.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • Of course, copies of all the cables are in the State Department.

    Face to Face with Kaiserism

    James W. Gerard
British Dictionary definitions for State Department

State Department

noun
1.
the US government department in charge of foreign affairs
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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State Department in Culture

State Department definition


A common name for the Department of State.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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