Sublime Porte

Sublime Porte
Porte Porte, n. [F. porte a gate, L. 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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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