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His name had not been placed in nomination until the 35th polling of the delegates.

Jarrett then led me into one of the rooms of the station, where the French delegates were waiting.

Thereupon, Bismarck proceeded to domineer over the delegates.

The delegates to the Atterbury Convention were elected to-night.

I'm going with the other Chapter delegates; we will travel together.

They are only delegates of police, and over them is this Minister of the Interior.

Each of these three had clamoured that Andre-Louis Moreau should be one of its delegates.

There were delegates from every city in America, and from every town in Ireland.

There were five hundred delegates, sent up by the votes of the people.

I felt for you, on seeing the order in which the balloting placed the delegates in Congress.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Old French delegat or directly from Latin delegatus, past participle of delegare "to send as a representative," from de- "from, away" (see de-) + legare "send with a commission" (see legate).

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