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  • Then I thought of porte, which is French for door, obviously.

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  • It had its peculiar usages, just as it had its carriage entrance and its house door, which old people in the quarter, who clung tenaciously to ancient words, still called the porte cavaliere and the porte pietonne.

    Les Miserables, Volume II, Cosette

  • We have a structure that's commonly referred to as a porte-cochere in architectural terms

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  • We have a structure that's commonly referred to as a porte-cochere in architectural terms

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  • It had its peculiar usages, just as it had its carriage entrance and its house door, which old people in the quarter, who clung tenaciously to ancient words, still called the porte cavaliere and the porte pietonne. 16 The Bernardines – Benedictines of the Rue Petit – Picpus had obtained permission, as we have already stated, to be buried there in a corner apart, and at night, the plot of land having formerly belonged to their community.

    Les Miserables

  • My favourite is "porte", which ties Dion to Adscam and the previous scandal-ridden government.

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  • It had its peculiar usages, just as it had its carriage entrance and its house door, which old people in the quarter, who clung tenaciously to ancient words, still called the porte cavaliere and the porte pietonne. [

    Les Misérables

  • Sans franchir sa porte, on peut connaître le monde.

    franc - French Word-A-Day

  • Sans franchir sa porte, on peut connaître le monde.

    franc - French Word-A-Day

  • At Cafe de la Tour I found a seat close to the porte-fenêtre* for a nice view of the village square on market day.

    WWII soldiers remembrance

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