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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.
Natalie Portman had no problem letting the world know how she felt about the Golden Globes nominees for the best director category.
In 2017, Senator Portman continued his record of delivering results for Ohio, just as he did in 2016.
In Portman's America & Other Speculations (Lars Muller Publishers), editor Mohsen Mostafavi has instead paired an interview and assortment of essays--one written by Portman himself--alongside a candid seris of photographs by Dutch photographer Iwan Baan, Mixed in with Baan's purely architectural compositions are unexpected pictures of people using Portman's buildings.
Natalie Portman and husband, French choreographer Benjamin Millepied, are expecting their second child.
Some of those I can deal with, but there's one I simply cannot handle: "Natalie Portman hasn't been in a good movie since Black Swan.
Interior Urbanism: Architecture, John Portman and Downtown America
William "Bill" Portman died on October 26, after struggling with a number of health problems.