nuncio

[ nuhn-shee-oh, -see-oh, noo n- ]SEE DEFINITION OF nuncio
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NUNCIO

The King was in a fury, and forebade the Nuncio to pass Lyons.

There is some intention, I understand, of naming me as the Nuncio at Florence.

In this conclusion, however, the nuncio was but partially correct.

No one, except the friends of the nuncio, was pleased with the sermon.

The Nuncio was sometimes represented by his auditor, the Patriarch by his vicar.

Nevertheless, the nuncio advised them to wait for further developments.

I send also a copy of a note I received from the Pope's Nuncio.

That shall be only when the fifth wind comes—it is so ordained, Nuncio!

"Convince this assembly," said the young monarch to the nuncio.

That shall be only when the Fifth wind comes—it is so ordained, Nuncio!

WORD ORIGIN

papal envoy, 1520s, from older Italian nuncio (now nunzio), from Latin nuntius "messenger," from PIE root *neu- "to shout" (cf. Greek neuo "to nod, beckon," Old Irish noid "make known").

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