Definitions for "Firman"
Keywords:  edict, ferman, sovereign, royal, decree
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.
command, edict of a ruler; in Turkish, ferman.
a sultan's edict, safe passage for travelers
permit, particularly a permit to excavate an archeological site