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[fur-muh n, fer-mahn] /ˈfɜr mən, fərˈmɑn/

noun, plural firmans.
an edict or administrative order issued by or in the name of a Middle Eastern sovereign (formerly by an Ottoman Turkish sultan).
/fɜːˈmɑːn; ˈfɜː-/
an edict of an Oriental sovereign
any authoritative grant of permission


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