EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VATICAN
To-day at the Vatican, he keeps on a footing of diplomatic reserve.
Well, it is all over with you, your Vatican and your St. Peter's.
After long wanderings he reached the Vatican, studied and became famous.
Secured permission of the Pope to give an exhibition in the Vatican.
When the Castle went over to the King the connection with the Vatican was cut off.
When he took refuge in the Vatican he must have been clinging to some waif and stray of hope.
It was said at the Vatican that the Pope had not slept all night.
For three days I had been cooling my heels about the Vatican, vexed by suspense.
Leastways, such was the understanding upon which he left the Vatican.
Hardly the sort of scene for which the Vatican was the ideal stage.
1550s, from Latin mons Vaticanus, Roman hill on which Papal palace stands. An Etruscan loan-word, not related to vates "sooth-sayer."