[pawr-shuh, -shee-uh, pohr-] /ˈpɔr ʃə, -ʃi ə, ˈpoʊr-/

the heroine of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, who, in one scene, disguises herself as a lawyer.
a woman lawyer.
a female given name.


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