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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
Until 1924, the Caliphate was the preserve of the Ottoman Empire, which was succeeded by a secular Turkish state.Why the Caliphate Will Devour Its Children|Philip Jenkins|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They won the war and the Ottoman Empire recognized the Crimea as part of Russia.Russia’s American Crimea Hero|Ben Jacobs|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The region used to be a part of the Ottoman Empire before Russia took over in the 19th century.Russian “Spies” Go on Trial for Turkish Hit|Thomas Seibert|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The British essentially created Jordan by drawing lines on the map during the break-up of the Ottoman Empire in the 1920s.Jordan: The Last Arab Safe Haven|Christopher Dickey|October 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Any subject religious sect officially recognized as existing in the Ottoman Empire.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
It was on that occasion that Nicholas uttered the historic phrase that "the sick man was dying," meaning the Ottoman Empire.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
As a general rule the whole Ottoman Empire lies constantly under this terrible ban.Eothen|A. W. Kinglake
From that date till quite recent times Bulgaria has been incorporated in the Ottoman Empire.
On this account, perhaps, he had failed to appreciate the rising power of the Ottoman Empire.
British Dictionary definitions for Ottoman Empire
Cultural definitions for Ottoman Empire (1 of 2)
An empire developed by Turks between the fourteenth and twentieth centuries. It was succeeded in the 1920s by the present-day republic of Turkey. At its greatest extent, the Ottoman Empire included many parts of southeastern Europe and the Middle East.
Cultural definitions for Ottoman Empire (2 of 2)
An empire developed by the Turks between the fourteenth and twentieth centuries; it was succeeded in the 1920s by the present-day republic of Turkey. At its peak, the Ottoman Empire included, besides present-day Turkey, large parts of the Middle East and southeastern Europe.