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Sublime Porte

[pawrt, pohrt] /pɔrt, poʊrt/
official name of Porte. Unabridged
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  • In another century the Sublime Porte will depend chiefly on the Christian element for its influence.

  • Diplomats were driving home from the Sublime Porte in victorias.

    The Near East Robert Hichens
  • He was called the great house—Per-o, Pharaoh; as we speak of the Sublime Porte.

    A Manual of the Historical Development of Art G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
  • At the Sublime Porte, however, no respect was paid to this high dignitary.

  • They saw heads decently impaled for presentation to the Sublime Porte.

    Candide Voltaire
  • He first endeavoured to effect it by means of a deputation to the Sublime Porte.

    Herzegovina George Arbuthnot
  • The Sublime Porte is the grand entrance to the room of audience for ambassadors from other courts.

  • They were the head chamberlain and one of the king's chief scribes, come to summon him to the Sublime Porte.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Padapoulos, the legate of the Sublime Porte gravely commented, is a poet, and a Greek.

    The Monster Edgar Saltus
British Dictionary definitions for Sublime Porte

Sublime Porte

the full name of the Porte
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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