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Definition the offices where a consul works; or a consul (a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country, help its citizens visiting that country, and protect its commercial interests there)

Consulate general references a building that serves a consul general (a high ranking consul).
  • After 9-11, the US increased security at consulates around the world.
consulates = the offices of US diplomats living and working in foreign countries
  • I went to the Chinese consulate with my request.
  • consulate = an office of Chinese diplomats in a foreign country; or one of those diplomats
  • you can get aid and advice from the Consulate, which protects the rights of American citizens.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • consulate = a representative of a government who lives in a foreign city
  • And where is the consulate?
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • consulate = a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country and help its citizens visiting that country; or the offices of that person and assistants
  • Mr. Fogg thought it a useless precaution, but told him to do as he thought best, and went on to the consulate.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • consulate = a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country and help its citizens visiting that country; or the offices of that person and assistants
  • After breakfast, Mr. Fogg, accompanied by Aouda, started for the English consulate to have his passport visaed.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • consulate = a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country and help its citizens visiting that country; or the offices of that person and assistants
  • Meanwhile Mr. Fogg, after leaving the consulate, repaired to the quay, gave some orders to Passepartout, went off to the Mongolia in a boat, and descended to his cabin.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • consulate = a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country and help its citizens visiting that country; or the offices of that person and assistants
  • Passepartout and he had now reached the shop, where Fix left his companion to make his purchases, after recommending him not to miss the steamer, and hurried back to the consulate.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • consulate = a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country and help its citizens visiting that country; or the offices of that person and assistants
  • On reaching Yokohama, the detective, leaving Mr. Fogg, whom he expected to meet again during the day, had repaired at once to the English consulate, where he at last found the warrant of arrest.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • consulate = a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country and help its citizens visiting that country; or the offices of that person and assistants
  • The same formalities having been gone through at the French consulate, and the palanquin having stopped at the hotel for the luggage, which had been sent back there, they returned to the wharf.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • consulate = a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country and help its citizens visiting that country; or the offices of that person and assistants
  • Presently one of the passengers, after vigorously pushing his way through the importunate crowd of porters, came up to him and politely asked if he could point out the English consulate, at the same time showing a passport which he wished to have visaed.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • consulate = a diplomat appointed by a government to live in a foreign country and help its citizens visiting that country; or the offices of that person and assistants
  • "Sierra Leone consulate, ahh, embassy," I told the driver.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • On the far side of the bridge, they got into a taxi and drove to a medical clinic a block from the U.S. consulate.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • To present myself at the consulate (or whatever) for a round of interviews and paperwork was asking for far more trouble than I needed.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Lord Godalming went to the Consulate to see if any telegram had arrived for him, whilst the rest of us came on to this hotel, "the Odessus."
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Serena still had to put together a pile of documents, for Mass General and for the American consulate in Haiti so that she could get a visa for John.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • "I went to the U.S. consulate," Farid said, picking up my bag.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Instead, he flew to Katmandu, Nepal, where the American Consulate was reputed to be more accommodating.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • And so he stands toe-to-toe with consul Eusebio Azcue at the Cuban consulate in Mexico City, arguing with him over the Soviet visa.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • I want an immediate satellite transmission to our consulate in New York.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum

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