But what dignitary is this crossing from the other side to greet the governor?
He passed the knife on to the dignitary who stood behind his chair.
His grandfather (I think) was a dignitary of a kind, the Syndic of the Pilots.
A dignitary, as you call it, is not to see his child robbed of her rights.
No ordinary King's messenger, then, but some dignitary of the Court.
And the dignitary had a chance to go away and get his dinner.
This dignitary was astonished at the new and uncommon decoration.
In some cases they imply that the bearer was in the employment of the dignitary.
"Hate to be a dignitary in all this heat," Amos said, unenviously.
He was the Archbishop of Rouen, and was a dignitary of great influence and power.