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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.
Portman is one of the U.K.'s oldest film and TV companies, but has gone through many changes of ownership and direction, and was bought two years ago by the Soho facilities house VTR.
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) visited Mike Farm Enterprises in Dayton and participated in an agriculture roundtable to hear about the issues impacting farmers in Southwest Ohio.
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) continued his north coast tour by touring Great Lakes Towing Company, an international, full-service marine transportation organization providing towing, maintenance and repair, and new construction services.
[USA], Aug 9 (ANI): Hollywood actor Natalie Portman is all set to feature on screens as an astronaut in 'Lucy in the Sky' and the makers have scheduled the film's release for October 4 this year.
MUSICIAN Moby has said he was "confused" to read that Natalie Portman had denied once having a relationship with him - but said he respects the actress' "possible regret in dating me".
The squire Podrick Payne, played by Scottish actor Daniel Portman, recently recounted being asked to do something he did not anticipate: sing an original folk song in last week's 'A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms' episode.
Actress Natalie Portman has reportedly filed a restraining order against a man who she claimed tried to enter her house.