Consulate vs Interrex - What's the difference?

consulate | interrex |


As nouns the difference between consulate and interrex

is that consulate is the residency of a consul while interrex is (history) an official in ancient rome, who acted as single head of state during the interregnum between two consulates.

consulate

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The residency of a consul
  • In practice, an office of a government in a foreign city that oversees the distribution of visas and provides assistance to nationals.
  • See also

    * embassy

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    interrex

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (history) An official in Ancient Rome, who acted as single head of state during the interregnum between two consulates.
  • (history) An equivalent regent from the death of a Polish king till the election and enthronement of his successor.
  • (figuratively) A similar interim ruler, CEO etc.