Definitions for "Consulate"
The office of a consul.
The jurisdiction or residence of a consul.
Consular government; term of office of a consul.
conservative government of France (1799-1804) that followed Thermidor and the defeat of the radical currents (see Jacobins, Babeuf) it was dominated by Napoleon Bonaparte, who turned it into a more authoritarian Empire (1804-1815).
Dictatorial form of government instituted by Napoleon after the coupe d'etat of 18 Brumaire, 1799. It consisted of three men ruling, two as puppets to Napoleon, and lasted until the declaration of the Empire in 1805
a building in which a consul transacts his official business