Truly the kaleidoscopic first view of the Porte de lOrient fully justifies any rhapsodies.
His residence is at the Porte, where he has one of the splendid palaces.
I came round by the boulevard of the Porte Orientale, on my way back to the city.
When he again joined the insurgents they had reached the Porte de Rome.
I used to dance with glee when we came to the Porte Saint-Denis.
He quickened his steps in the direction of the Porte de Rome.
For on the evening of this day Gramont exploded a counter-mine before the Porte des pars.
But it seemed useless for me to sit at the Porte waiting to be let in.
In 1747, alliances were also concluded with Denmark and the Porte.
They even stood upon the machicolations of the Porte Sainte-Antoine.
"Ottoman court at Constantinople," c.1600, from French, in full, la Sublime Porte, translation of Arabic al-Bab al-'Ali, literally "lofty gate," official name of the central office of the Ottoman government (cf. Vatican for "the Papacy," White House for "the United States"). Supposedly a reference to the ancient custom of holding royal audience in the doorway of a king's palace or tent.