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n, pl agents-general
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a representative in London of a Canadian province or an Australian state
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n., pl. a•gents-gen•er•al.
1. a chief representative.
2. a person sent to England from a British dominion to represent the interests of the dominion.
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The New South Wales lobby was continuing to maintain the pressure, and a deputation of Australasian Agents-General and the Canadian High Commissioner met with Lord Rosebery in January 1894 to discuss the matter after he had received a copy of the Legislative Council Select Committee's report.

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