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portman

(ˈpɔːtmən)
n, pl -men
(Historical Terms) archaic a group of citizens of a town responsible for administering the affairs of that town
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Since the death of her husband, who had traded with success in a less elegant part of the town, she had resided every winter in a house in one of the streets near Portman Square.
She said that the Portman Rooms had the best floor in London and she always liked the dances there; they were very select, and she couldn't bear dancing with all sorts of men you didn't know anything about; why, you might be exposing yourself to you didn't know what all.
We were then passing a street in the neighborhood of Portman Square.
Hook Eagles took her up at one of these places--a woman without a blemish in her character and a house in Portman Square.
The Podsnaps lived in a shady angle adjoining Portman Square.
31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) announced that United States Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was honored today at the company's Zanesville, Ohio Works with the "2015 Congressional Steel Champion Award" from the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI).
Rob Portman who said he will not offer his support unless there are improvements to a measure known as E-Verify, which would institute a system to make sure prospective employees of private companies are in the U.
Portman said he believes that same-sex couples who marry legally in states where it's allowed should get the federal benefits that are granted to heterosexual married couples but aren't currently extended to gay married couples because of the act.
London, Mar 16 ( ANI ): US Republican Senator Rob Portman has reversed his stance on same-sex marriage two years after learning that his son is gay.
here are probably more blue plaques on buildings in Viscount Portman's high value Portman Estate in London's West End than any other estate in the UK.
British Land has announced that Aramco Overseas Company UK Ltd, UK affiliate of the Saudi Arabian oil company, has agreed to let 24,392 sq ft of office space at its new West End development at 10 Portman Square.
Keller Williams NYC announced that Portman Realty has joined the company.