Porte

Porte noun [ French porte a gate, Latin porta . See Port a gate.] The Ottoman court; the government of the Turkish empire, officially called the Sublime Porte , from the gate ( port ) of the sultan's palace at which justice was administered.
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porte

The Ottoman court; the government of the Turkish empire, officially called the Sublime Porte, from the gate (port) of the sultan's palace at which justice was administered. ... Origin: F. Porte a gate, L. Porta. See Port a gate. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Porte

Sublime Porte noun the Ottoman court in Constantinople
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Porte

• (n.) The Ottoman court; the government of the Turkish empire, officially called the Sublime Porte, from the gate (port) of the sultan`s palace at which justice was administered.
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