noun, plural Ot·to·mans.Also Othman (for defs. 3, 4).
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Origin of Ottoman
OTHER WORDS FROM OttomanOt·to·man·like, adjective
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How to use Ottoman in a sentence
Kidnapped from the Kingdom of Poland as a teen, Roxelana used the power of words and charm to become the favorite concubine and trusted adviser of the 16th-century Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.
Kosmas, an award-winning pastry chef who’s still living with his mother at 41, tries to track down a lost Ottoman recipe to win Daphne’s heart.
That so-called war to end wars decimated an entire generation in Britain, as it did from France to the Ottoman Empire.Blood and War: The Hard Truth About ‘Boots on the Ground’|Clive Irving|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yalta was great for strolls along the sea during the Byzantine, Ottoman and Russian empires.
The political structures established by the Ottoman Turks in the 1500s, especially in Iraq and Syria, have crumbled.Here’s What the U.S. Has to Do to Deal With the Mad Middle East|Leslie H. Gelb|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Until 1924, the Caliphate was the preserve of the Ottoman Empire, which was succeeded by a secular Turkish state.
Tribal, sectarian and territorial conflicts made it a constantly turbulent place, despite the hammer of Ottoman rule.
Now put this ottoman under your feet, and take this cushion to lean against.
In honest, gambler's language, we have won a good stake but we have not broke the Ottoman Bank.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2|Ian Hamilton
The Ottoman Government is only now extending its power, as a practical thing, into Kurdistan at all.
For some time after their conquest the Armenians had nothing particular to complain of in their lot as Ottoman subjects.
The Ottoman Government grew worse itself absolutely; and much worse relatively to the progress made by other nations in Europe.
British Dictionary definitions for Ottoman (1 of 2)
noun plural -mans
- a low padded seat, usually armless, sometimes in the form of a chest
- a cushioned footstool