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Definition of "nuncio" []

  • A papal ambassador or representative. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nuncio" in a sentence
  • "Due to tensions between the two, in April 2004, Ranjith — who was not a Vatican diplomat — was named the nuncio in Indonesia and East Timor."
  • "Luther and the papal nuncio cited in and see Kenneth M. Setton, “Lutheranism and the Turkish Peril,” Balkan Studies 3, no."
  • "“We are occupied,” wrote a papal nuncio in 1523, in preparing for “the general war against the Turk,” as well as for “war against the nefarious Martin Luther, who is a greater evil to Christendom than the Turk.”"