Associations to the word «Porte»

Wiktionary

PORTE, proper noun. (historical) The Ottoman court; the government of the Turkish empire.
PORTE COCHÈRE, noun. An open-walled roof over a driveway next to the entrance of a building, to shield embarking and disembarking vehicle passengers from the weather.
PORTE COCHÈRES, noun. Plural of porte cochère

Dictionary definition

PORTE, noun. The Ottoman court in Constantinople.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley