[pawr-shuh, -shee-uh, pohr-]
the heroine of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, who, in one scene, disguises herself as a lawyer.
a woman lawyer.
a female given name.
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First she declines, but after he insists, portia requests his ring and his gloves.
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