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Eastern Question

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  • proper noun now historical The diplomatic and political issues raised by the decline and break-up of the Ottoman Empire.

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Examples

  • All this adds deepest and most solemn import to the study of what is known as the Eastern Question, a question that has been to the fore in international politics much of the time throughout this generation.

    Our Day In the Light of Prophecy

  • The whole story of what was called the Eastern Question, and three-quarters of the wars of the modern world, were due to the fact that he was not checked enough.

    The New Jerusalem

  • The Maltese affair and the possibility of reopening the Eastern Question were the two sources of hope to the promoters of a Franco-Russian alliance; for both these questions appealed to the chivalrous love of adventure and to the calculating ambition so curiously blent in Alexander's nature.

    The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 1 of 2)

  • Reformer ” and that his differing from the policy of the Cabinet on the Eastern Question is the only reason.

    Lady John Russell

  • This peace eroded through the decline of the Sick Man of Europe and the rise of the Eastern Question.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • This peace eroded through the decline of the Sick Man of Europe and the rise of the Eastern Question.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • This peace eroded through the decline of the Sick Man of Europe and the rise of the Eastern Question.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • As the husband had to drive to meet someone on official business, while the wife had to go to the concert and some public meeting of a committee on the Eastern Question, there was a great deal to consider and settle.

    Anna Karenina

  • Inasmuch as the victorious coalition failed to hold together for long or to prevent the Russians from repudiating the Black Sea clauses, what was hailed as a permanent overall solution to the Eastern Question proved temporary and precarious.

    1853

  • “But you forget how nobly the Nonconformists supported me at the time of the Eastern Question.”

    The Grand Old Man

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