[oz-muh n, os-; Turkish os-mahn]
- 1259–1326, Turkish emir 1299–1326: founder of the Ottoman dynasty.
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Examples from the Web for osman
Three members of the family were killed in the explosion but Osman, the fourth, could not be found.
Ever since, they have been run in circles as they try to locate Osman.
Their little son, Arelan, runs around with his toy gun, but his father, Osman, had to get a real one to protect his house.The Crimea Exodus Has Begun
March 16, 2014
But soon they were reunited with Osman and Mohammed, along with their wives and children.The Bin Ladens' Family Struggle
May 3, 2011
Osman, who was a parliamentary candidate from Mubarak's National Democratic Party, said the police were only out to restore order.The Violent Scene at Cairo's Tahrir Square
January 29, 2011
Osman Digma himself had taken no part whatever in the fight.The Dash for Khartoum
George Alfred Henty
They stated that Osman himself was coming to treat with the Russians.In the Track of the Troops
Between these was situated the gate of Osman Aga's house, into which we entered.The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan
By other accounts Osman Digna, as well, had united forces with Melik.
On our way back we picked up six of Osman Digna's Hadendowas.