[nuhn-shee-uh-cher, -choo r, -see-, noo n-]


the office or the term of service of a nuncio.

Origin of nunciature

From the Italian word nunziatura, dating back to 1645–55. See nuncio, -ate3, -ure Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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the office or term of office of a nuncio

Word Origin for nunciature

C17: from Italian nunziatura; see nuncio
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