Fir"man (? ∨ ?), n.; pl. Firmans (#) or (#). [Pers. ferman.]

In Turkey and some other Oriental countries, a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign; a royal order or grant; -- generally given for special objects, as to a traveler to insure him protection and assistance.

[Written also firmaun.]


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