• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Portman An inhabitant or burgess of a port, esp. of one of the Cinque Ports.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n portman An inhabitant or burgess of a port-town, or of one of the Cinque Ports.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Portman pōrt′man an inhabitant of a port-town, or one of the Cinque Ports
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In literature:

Some of the men were about to fire at him, but Sir William Portman coming up, forbade them to use violence.
"Roger Willoughby" by William H. G. Kingston
"The Hesperides & Noble Numbers: Vol. 1 and 2" by Robert Herrick
Such was the huge Portman Hospital.
"With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back" by Edward P. Lowry
However, we must look over his papers both here and at Portman Square.
"The Herapath Property" by J. S. Fletcher
It is now known as Portman Square.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 204, September 24, 1853" by Various
Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 227, March 4, 1854" by Various
The carriage stopped at the door in Portman Square.
"A Vanished Hand" by Sarah Doudney
House in Seymour Street, Portman Square.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
Close by the church, between the two streets mentioned above, is the Portman Market.
"Hampstead and Marylebone" by Geraldine Edith Mitton

In news:

What's different about Natalie Portman .
Mitt Romney asked Rob Portman months ago to be his debate-prep foil.
Associated Press file Ohio Republican US Sen Rob Portman .
Natalie Portman to Star in Western 'Jane Got a Gun' for Director Lynne Ramsay (Exclusive).
Name as it appears on the ballot: Erv Portman .
Full legal name, if different: Ervin Portman .
Portman disputes Obama comments on auto bailout plan.
Portman predicts close win for Romney in Ohio.
Hard to believe you'll see anything cuter than this today: watch as an 11-year-old Natalie Portman auditions for the role of Mathilda in Luc Besson's 'Leon: The Professional.
Portman questions need for Romney Ohio win.
Rob Portman , R-Ohio, said Sunday that he thinks Mitt Romney could win the presidency without winning Ohio, but wouldn't want to take the chance of losing it.
Carolyn Lea Portman and Nicholas Mauro Gisondi were married July 21, 2012 at St Mary Catholic Church in Wilmington, NC.
Should frontrunner Natalie Portman be scared.
Why Rob Portman Will Be Romney's Vice Presidential Nominee.
Tim Pawlenty speaks at the Iowa Straw Poll, Rob Portman , during a news conference, and Paul Ryan speaks at the Heritage Foundation.