firmaun
Firman Fir"man (? or ?), n.; pl. {Firmans}or. [Pers. ferm[=a]n.] In Turkey and some other Oriental countries, a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign; a royal order or grant; -- generally given for special objects, as to a traveler to insure him protection and assistance. [Written also {firmaun}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Firman — Fir man (? or ?), n.; pl. {Firmans}or. [Pers. ferm[=a]n.] In Turkey and some other Oriental countries, a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign; a royal order or grant; generally given for special objects, as to a traveler to insure him… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Firmans — Firman Fir man (? or ?), n.; pl. {Firmans}or. [Pers. ferm[=a]n.] In Turkey and some other Oriental countries, a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign; a royal order or grant; generally given for special objects, as to a traveler to insure him …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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