noun, plural Os·man·lis.
Examples from the Web for osmanli
A contest for supremacy followed, which eventually ended in favour of the Osmanli Turks of Brusa.
To this branch belonged Osman, the son of Ortoghrul, and father of the Osmanli.The Moral and Intellectual Diversity of Races|Arthur, comte de Gobineau
The tombs of the first Osmanli princes, Osman and Orchan, are here, restored after an earthquake.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6|Augustus J. C. Hare
He bewailed the discords which severed the tribes, and made them an easy prey to the Osmanli.Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon|Austen H. Layard
The Osmanli sultans were forced to raise the boldest of their battalions among the Christians of the north of Greece.
Word Origin for Osmanli
"an Ottoman Turk," 1813, from Turkish Osmanli "of or pertaining to Osman," founder of the Ottoman dynasty (he reigned 1259-1326); his name is the Turkish pronunciation of Arabic Uthman. This is the native word where English generally uses Ottoman.