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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 le·ga·tion /lɪˈgeʃən/
 使者的派遣

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Le·ga·tion n.
 1. The sending forth or commissioning one person to act for another. “The Divine legation of Moses.”
 2. A legate, or envoy, and the persons associated with him in his mission; an embassy; or, in stricter usage, a diplomatic minister and his suite; a deputation.
 3. The place of business or official residence of a diplomatic minister at a foreign court or seat of government.
 4. A district under the jurisdiction of a legate.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 legation
      n 1: the post or office of legate [syn: legateship]
      2: a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister [syn: foreign
         mission]