: the government of the Ottoman empire

Examples of Porte in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jacquemus To Be Honored By The Couture Council Of The Museum Of FIT Founder and designer Simon Porte of Jacquemus will be honored by the Couture Council of the Museum of FIT. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 31 May 2024 Related Articles Both shared a love of old houses and antiques and purchased Bon Air, a home that was built in 1794 by a Frenchman, Claudius Frederick Francis de la Porte, a merchant and ship owner, who had fled Santo Domingo after a rebellion and settled in Bel Air. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 10 Apr. 2024 How much do celebrities have to pay to attend the Met Gala? Simon Porte Jacquemus and Bad Bunny depart The Mark Hotel to attend the 2023 Met Gala in New York, New York, on May 1, 2023. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 6 May 2024 The new boutique is over 3000 square feet and was designed with the founder Simon Porte’s home in Provence. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 18 Apr. 2024 La Porte High School student Christopher Flores died Friday, a day before his 18th birthday, according to a report from local station FOX 26. Cara Lynn Shultz, Peoplemag, 18 Mar. 2024 Simon Porte Jacquemus, 34, last night became the youngest fashion designer ever to be named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the highest French ministerial award for cultural achievement. Luke Leitch, Vogue, 3 Mar. 2024 Detectives learned Hiner was on probation out of La Porte County, Indiana. Jake Allen, The Indianapolis Star, 9 Feb. 2024 The La Porte Sheriff's Office reported deputies responded to the family's home on Oct. 11, 2021, for a report of an unconscious child. USA TODAY, 9 Jan. 2024

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Word History


French, short for Sublime Porte, literally, sublime gate; from the gate of the sultan's palace where justice was administered

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Porte was in the 15th century

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“Porte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Porte. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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