Definition of Persona grata
1. Noun. A diplomat who is acceptable to the government to which he is sent.
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Literary usage of Persona grata
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1. A Treatise on International Law: With an Introductory Essay on the by Roland Roberts Foulke (1920)
"... The body sending §159 Political circumstances § 160 Membership in receiving state §161 Personality of envoy, persona grata §162 Manner of reception §163 ..."
2. The Bookman (1908)
"K It is not merely Mr. Tower and Mr. Hill and the Kaiser and President Roosevelt who have suffered persona grata somewhat in the course and Persona of this ..."
3. A Versatile Professor: Reminiscences of the Rev. Edward Nares D.D. Regius by George Cecil White (1903)
"... CHAPTER XIV A persona grata with the Marlborough family—Letters relating to the Prince of Wales's marriage to Princess Caroline THE close of the theatre ..."
4. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"persona grata (Lat., "an agreeable personage") is an expression used in diplomatic circles to indicate the standing of foreign ministers and ambassadors ..."