Origin of ambassador
Examples from the Web for ambassadorship
Under the current president and his predecessor, Jett notes, the ambassadorship of Belize has gone to college roommates.
Nyamayaro was the one who offered Watson the ambassadorship, and has handled her relationship with the UN ever since.From Hermione to U.N. Heroine: Emma Watson’s ‘Badass’ Transformation|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is promising since he already has established trust with Israel from his ambassadorship.
Sembler was lampooned as a wealthy airhead who basically won the ambassadorship at auction.
“The ambassadorship to China… changes the whole way the country will look at Jon Huntsman,” says Jowers.
You see, it's barely possible, for instance, that there will be a change in the French ambassadorship.
Through all his brief Ambassadorship Lichnowsky had shown these same friendly traits.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I|Burton J. Hendrick
"The ladies here tell me you make a bad hand at ambassadorship," said I to him.The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two|Harriette Wilson
She would have preferred a less ornamental position than the ambassadorship, but there were no other openings.
I've got an Ambassadorship, two Consulates and a dozen other minor applications to look after.The Gentle Grafter|O. Henry
British Dictionary definitions for ambassadorship
Word Origin for ambassador
Word Origin and History for ambassadorship
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.