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Mission,

city (1990 pop. 28,653), Hidalgo co., extreme S Tex.; inc. 1910. It is a processing and canning center for citrus fruits (especially grapefruit) and vegetables grown in the irrigated lower Rio Grande valley. Consumer goods and concrete are manufactured, and oil wells are also in Mission. The city was founded on property that had belonged to the Oblate Fathers; their chapel still stands by the Rio Grande.

Mission

A diplomatic office in a foreign country; a small church or monastic order.

Mission

 

(1) A state’s delegation to an international meeting or conference. The rights and obligations of heads of missions as well as members are defined by the Convention on Special Missions of 1971.

(2) In diplomacy, a delegation headed by an envoy or charge d’affaires. The regular functioning of such a mission is governed under the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

mission

In Spanish Colonial architecture, a church and complex of buildings usually dependent for support on a monastic order or a larger church.

mission

1. a group of persons representing or working for a particular country, business, etc., in a foreign country
2. 
a. a special embassy sent to a foreign country for a specific purpose
b. US a permanent legation
3. 
a. a group of people sent by a religious body, esp a Christian church, to a foreign country to do religious and social work
b. the campaign undertaken by such a group
4. 
a. the work or calling of a missionary
b. a building or group of buildings in which missionary work is performed
c. the area assigned to a particular missionary
5. the dispatch of aircraft or spacecraft to achieve a particular task
6. a church or chapel that has no incumbent of its own
7. a charitable centre that offers shelter, aid, or advice to the destitute or underprivileged
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