Truly the kaleidoscopic first view of the Porte de lOrient fully justifies any rhapsodies.
They even stood upon the machicolations of the Porte Sainte-Antoine.
I came round by the boulevard of the Porte Orientale, on my way back to the city.
The bickerings between Russia and the Porte are quieted for the moment.
I used to dance with glee when we came to the Porte Saint-Denis.
His residence is at the Porte, where he has one of the splendid palaces.
For on the evening of this day Gramont exploded a counter-mine before the Porte des pars.
When he again joined the insurgents they had reached the Porte de Rome.
In 1747, alliances were also concluded with Denmark and the Porte.
He quickened his steps in the direction of the Porte de Rome.
"Ottoman court at Constantinople," c.1600, from French, in full, la Sublime Porte, translation of Arabic al-Bab al-'Ali, literally "lofty gate," official name of the central office of the Ottoman government (cf. Vatican for "the Papacy," White House for "the United States"). Supposedly a reference to the ancient custom of holding royal audience in the doorway of a king's palace or tent.