the former Ottoman court or government in Turkey.
- Official name Sub·lime Porte [suh-blahym-pawrt] /səˈblaɪm ˈpɔrt/ .
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How to use Porte in a sentence
The identities of generations of people were wiped out in service of the Sublime Porte.
His family lived in commodious apartments over the store, having an entrance on the side within the Porte cochere.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
The fat, heavy man looked at them for a second, laughed again, and sped through the Porte-cochère.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
A half-hour later they were riding under the Porte cochere of the inn of the Black Boar.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
They proceeded toward the Porte Saint-Honor, by this time enveloped in clouds of dust and smoke.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche | Anatole France
The Porte was likewise under the necessity of using its arms against some tribes which had rebelled in Kurdistan.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for Porte
Also called: Sublime Porte the court or government of the Ottoman Empire
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