court of st james


Court of St. James
1> Сентджеймский двор, двор короля или королевы Великобритании
2> _ист. английское правительство

Новый большой англо-русский словарь. 2001.

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  • Court of St James — Court Court (k[=o]rt), n. [OF. court, curt, cort, F. cour, LL. cortis, fr. L. cohors, cors, chors, gen. cohortis, cortis, chortis, an inclosure, court, thing inclosed, crowd, throng; co + a root akin to Gr. chorto s inclosure, feeding place, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Court of St. James — or Court of St. James s, the court of the British sovereign. It gets its name from St. James s Palace in London, where royal receptions were formerly held …   Useful english dictionary

  • Court of St. James — n. 〚after ST. JAMES S PALACE〛 the British royal court * * * …   Universalium

  • Court of St James — Court of St James, the one of the old names of the official home of the British king or queen. Formally, an ↑ambassador (=the official representative of a country) who is sent to the UK from a foreign country is called the Ambassador to the Court …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Court of St. James — n. [after ST. JAMES S PALACE] the British royal court …   English World dictionary

  • Court of St. James's — United Kingdom This article is part of the series: Politics and government of the United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Court of St. James's — the British royal court: so called from St. James s Palace, London, the former scene of royal receptions. Also, Court of Saint James. * * * Court of St. James or Court of St. James s, the court of the British sovereign. It gets its name from St.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Court of St. James's — the British royal court: so called from St. James s Palace, London, the former scene of royal receptions. Also, Court of Saint James. * * * …   Universalium

  • Court of St James’s — the official name for the British royal court. Ambassadors in Britain are officially called ambassadors to the Court of St James’s. * * * …   Universalium

  • Court of St. James's —    is the standard designation of the place to which ambassadors are posted in Great Britain. The absence of an apostrophe and a second s is common even in Britain but wrong, as here: He was ambassador to the Court of St. James in 1939, when… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • Court of St. James's — Etymology: from Saint James s Palace, London, former seat of the British court Date: 1797 the British royal court …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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