Ottoman Empire

geographical name

Ot·​to·​man Empire ˈä-tə-mən How to pronounce Ottoman Empire (audio)
former Turkish sultanate in southeastern Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa including at its greatest extent Turkey, Syria, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Arabia, Egypt, the Barbary States, the Balkans, and parts of Russia and Hungary

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“Ottoman Empire.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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