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  • proper n. A large empire which began as a Turkish sultanate centered on modern Turkey; founded in the late 13th century, it lasted until the end of World War I.

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  • n. a Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empire

Etymologies

Ottoman, from the Middle French Ottoman, from post-classical Latin Ottomanus, from Arabic personal name عثمان (‘uthmān) + Empire. As Osman is the Turkish spelling of that male Arabic given name Uthman, the Ottoman Empire is sometimes referred to as the Osman Empire, Osmanic Empire, or Osmanian Empire. Over the centuries the Ottoman Empire existed, it was commonly referred to as Turkey. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Blunts found their horses, but their travels in the Ottoman Empire so radicalized Wilfrid that he left the stud farm to Lady Anne.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • For the persecution of Catholics in the Ottoman Empire see TURKEY.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • For bin Laden, the 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement, the secret plan to carve up the disintegrating Ottoman Empire between the French and British, has the same resonance that the 1919 Treaty of Versailles did for Hitler.

    The Longest War

  • Abdul Aziz predicted that the British policy of holding together the Ottoman Empire at all costs would keep Ismail from full independence.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • The Brothers of the Christian Schools were pioneers of the French language in Tunis, as they had been throughout the Ottoman Empire from Constantinople to Cairo, and the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The flexible virtues of Pan-Islamism attacked the Ottoman Empire as easily as they validated it.31

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Crusaders arrived and were thrown out; the Mamelukes ruled; and the Ottoman Empire reached out from the north to occupy the land as far as the Red Sea, until that empire too became corrupt and weak.

    O Jerusalem

  • The title was taken from T. E. Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, who had helped organize the insurgency known as the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I.

    The Longest War

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