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Porte

 (pôrt)
n.
The government of the Ottoman Empire.

[French, short for la Sublime Porte, the High Gate (the main gate of the palace complex of the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul), the Porte : sublime, sublime + porte, gate (from Old French; see port3) (translation of Ottoman Turkish Bāb-ı 'ālī : Arabic bāb, gate + Persian -i, suffix connecting a noun to its qualifier + Arabic 'ālī, high).]

Porte

(pɔːt)
n
(Historical Terms) Also called: Sublime Porte the court or government of the Ottoman Empire
[C17: shortened from French Sublime Porte High Gate, rendering the Turkish title Babi Ali, the imperial gate, which was regarded as the seat of government]
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Noun1.Porte - the Ottoman court in ConstantinoplePorte - the Ottoman court in Constantinople
royal court, court - the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
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1721'de Istanbul'a elci olarak atanan Krzysztof Popiel'in talimatnamesi itibariyle boyle bir gorevi olmakla beraber talep, Babiali tarafindan reddedilmistir.
yuzyil itibariyle ve artan sayida devletin Istanbul'da daimi elciliklerinin oldugunu goz onune alarak, genel itibariyle iki ulke arasinda yapilan ve yapilmasi planlanan antlasmalara daimi elcilik maddesinin eklenmesine Babiali engel oldugu icin, Polonya'nin bu hakki elde edemedigini goruruz.
Due to the statute, the income and expenditure estimations carried out by the Ministry of Finance would be written down on separate books and submitted to Babiali, namely the government, at least two months before March, the financial year beginning.
Onceleri Babiali kalemlerinde tercuman ve diplomat olarak calisan Rumlar varken, ozellikle Mora (Yunan) isyani ile Yunanistan'in bagimsizligini kazanmasi sonrasinda, Rumlarin devlet kademelerindeki yerini Ermeniler almistir.