What does the word delegation mean?

Usage examples for delegation

  1. Melville was a member of the delegation, and his energetic spirit constituted him speaker. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  2. The British Empire Delegation feared that this might result in the separation of the three principles- arbitration, security and disarmament. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  3. Curly Horse sent a delegation of warriors to meet and welcome the Uncapapas, while Laughing Bird and his escort galloped along the stream to find a suitable camp- site. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor