Department of State

Definitions of Department of State
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n the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies

“the Department of State was created in 1789”
Synonyms:
DoS, State, State Department, United States Department of State
Types:
Foggy Bottom
United States Department of State, which is housed in a building in a low-lying area of Washington near the Potomac River
Type of:
executive department
a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States

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