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Sublime Porte

[pawrt, pohrt] /pɔrt, poʊrt/
official name of Porte. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Diplomats were driving home from the Sublime Porte in victorias.

    The Near East Robert Hichens
  • 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
  • Therefore it would be advisable to send envoys to Tanis and enter into negotiations with the Sublime Porte.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • By-and-by the dogs became shallower, but it was near eleven o'clock before they arrived at the Sublime Porte—very old and fruity.

    Cobwebs From an Empty Skull Ambrose Bierce (AKA: Dod Grile)
  • France is the old friend and ally of the Sublime Porte, the natural enemy of Russia.

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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