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Ottoman Empire

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geographical name Ot·to·man Empire \ˈä-tə-mən\

Definition of Ottoman Empire

  1. former Turkish sultanate in SE Europe, W Asia, & N Africa including at greatest extent Turkey, Syria, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Arabia, Egypt, Barbary States, Balkans, & parts of Russia & Hungary




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