Department of State

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Noun1.Department of State - the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Foggy Bottom - United States Department of State, which is housed in a building in a low-lying area of Washington near the Potomac River
Bureau of Diplomatic Security, DS - the bureau in the State Department that is responsible for the security of diplomats and embassies overseas
Foreign Service - the part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world
Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR - an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
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