Foreign service

Definition of Foreign service

The United States Foreign Service conducts relations with foreign countries through its representatives at embassies, missions, consulates general, consulates, and consular agencies throughout the world. These representatives and agencies report to the State Department.

Feudal law. In feudal law, was that whereby a mesne lord held of another, without the compass of his own fee, or that which the tenant performed either to his own lord or to the lord paramount out of the fee. Foreign service seems also to have been used for knight’sservice, or escuage uncertain.

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