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diplomatic bag (s) (noun), diplomatic bags (pl)
1. A container in which letters are sent between countries' representatives in other countries, and which is not examined by customs officials: Such a diplomatic bag can be a box, a duffel bag, a crate, a briefcase, etc., which has a lock, and may only contain items for official use only.
2. A bag in which official correspondence travels between a government office and an embassy of that government in another country, carried by a special messenger: The diplomatic bag is not subject to the same regulations that govern ordinary mail.

An official courier is also immune from detention or arrest, and he or she has the diplomatic bag under his protection and conveys it from one legal institution to another such authorized location of the same rulership in a different nation.

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