chancellery

chancellery
chan|cel|ler|y [ˈtʃa:nsələri US ˈtʃæn-] n plural chancelleries
[Date: 1200-1300; : Old French; Origin: chancellerie, from chancelier; CHANCELLOR]
1.) the building in which a chancellor has his or her office
2.) the officials who work in a chancellor's office
3.) the offices of an official representative of a foreign country

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