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Sublime Porte   /səblˈaɪm pɔrt/   Listen
Sublime Porte

The Ottoman court in Constantinople.  Synonym: Porte.

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"Sublime Porte" Quotes from Famous Books

... of the titles of a Sultan. The "Lofty Portal" ("Sublime Porte") and the "Sublime Presence" are among ...
— Morocco • S.L. Bensusan

... permanent, or better founded. On the day after signing the preliminaries of London, and as if to increase the renown of his successes, the First Consul took pleasure in concluding successively treaties with Portugal, the Sublime Porte, the Deys of Algiers and Tunis, Bavaria, and finally Russia. One clause of the last treaty stipulated that both sovereigns should prevent criminal conduct on the part of emigrants from either country. ...
— Worlds Best Histories - France Vol 7 • M. Guizot and Madame Guizot De Witt

... Constantinople, or at Tripoli, and then it will be stopped here." Hateetah is right. This is and must be our plan, and I am happy to see that Lord Palmerston has made, during the present year, a most decisive effort near the Sublime Porte, to get the demand for slaves cut off at Tripoli and Constantinople, by the closing up of the slave-markets. Spent the evening with Haj Ibrahim. The Haj was occupied in making under-garments for the slaves he has purchased. Moors do strange things. It is ...
— Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 • James Richardson

Words linked to "Sublime Porte" :   court, Porte, royal court

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