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  • noun Plural form of firman.

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Examples

  • Even the Greek government does not lecture us on 'firmans' any more.

    Peter Stothard - Times Online - WBLG:

  • Even the Greek government does not lecture us on 'firmans' any more.

    Not from (or to) the new Parthenon museum

  • This method of marking time is preserved only in government documents, such as firmans, grants, &c. No one seems able to account for its origin, excepting that according to tradition, the Toorks of old brought it from

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • Gordon received a budget of £1 million and two firmans.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Gordon received a budget of £1 million and two firmans.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Gordon received a budget of £1 million and two firmans.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • The different hamlets, from hence down the river, as far as Assouan, form part of the territory of Birbe; which, in consequence of old firmans from the Porte, enjoys an entire exemption from all kinds of land tax.

    Travels in Nubia

  • Since this guardianship carries with it the receipt of the coins which the pilgrims leave upon the shrines, it is strenuously fought for by all the rival Churches, and the artifices of intrigue are busily exerted at Stamboul in order to procure the issue or revocation of the firmans by which the coveted privilege is granted.

    Eothen

  • At that time Athens was a small, sleepy outpost of the sultan's empire, and Elgin was able to obtain firmans, or permits, for the removal and export of the sculptures by resorting to payments -- he lists �,902 in presents to local Turkish officials.

    At the Museums: The Parthenon Marbles Custody Case

  • Legentes enim in propheta, Ego sum firmans tonitruum, et creans spiritum, Amos iv. 13, ignorantia multiplicis in hac parte sermonis putaverunt

    Pneumatologia

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