Ottoman+Empire

  • 1 OTTOMAN EMPIRE — OTTOMAN EMPIRE, Balkan and Middle Eastern empire started by a Turkish tribe, led by ʿUthmān (1288–1326), at the beginning of the 14th century. This entry is arranged according to the following outline: sources …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 OTTOMAN (EMPIRE) — Édifié lentement, au début du XIVe siècle, sur les ruines de l’État seldjoukide d’Anatolie, puis, au XVe siècle, sur celles de l’Empire byzantin, l’État ottoman, après la prise de Constantinople (29 mai 1453), est devenu l’une des puissances… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Ottoman Empire — empire ( c. 1300 1918) of the Turks, including at its peak much of SE Europe, SW Asia, & NE Africa: cap. (after 1453) Constantinople …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Ottoman Empire — دَوْلَتِ عَلِيّهٔ عُثمَانِیّه Devlet i Âliyye i Osmâniyye …

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  • 5 Ottoman Empire — a former Turkish empire that was founded about 1300 by Osman and reached its greatest territorial extent under Suleiman in the 16th century; collapsed after World War I. Cap.: Constantinople. Also called Turkish Empire. * * * Former empire… …

    Universalium

  • 6 Ottoman Empire —    The Ottoman Empire originated as one of more than a dozen small Anatolian principalities that came into existence in the wake of the Mongol invasions of the thirteenth century. These Turkish principalities were Islamic warrior states whose… …

    Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • 7 Ottoman Empire —    Tracing its origins to the end of the 13th century, the Ottoman Empire at its zenith was one of the greatest Islamic states in history. In 1453, the Ottomans finally captured Constantinople and ended the Byzantine Empire. In the following… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • 8 Ottoman Empire —    Islamic state of the Osmanli branch of the Turk ish peoples, founded in the late 13th century by Osman I. It continued to be ruled by the sultans descended from him until its dissolution at the end of World War I. The empire was the most… …

    Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • 9 Ottoman Empire — noun /ˈɒtəmən ˈɛmpaɪə,ˈɒtəmən ˈɛmpaɪɚ/ A large empire which began as a Turkish sultanate centered on modern Turkey; founded in the 13th century, it lasted until the end of World War I. Under their fluctuating rule an Ottoman Empire was indeed to… …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 Ottoman Empire — Ottoman Em|pire, the a large ↑empire, based in ↑Turkey and with its capital in ↑Istanbul, which also included large parts of Eastern Europe, Asia, and North Africa. It continued from the 13th century until after World War I, but it was most… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 Ottoman Empire — noun a Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 Ottoman Empire —    The Ottoman Turks conquered Constantinople (present day Istanbul) in 1453. They were to expand and rule parts of eastern Europe for hundreds of years, beginning in the 16th century. The Gypsies were generally treated like other minority ethnic …

    Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • 13 Ottoman Empire — the old Turkish Empire extending at its height from Iran to Morocco, including the Balkans, parts of Hungary and southern Russia as well as much of Spain; Turkish Empire …

    Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • 14 Ottoman Empire — /ɒtəmən ˈɛmpaɪə/ (say otuhmuhn empuyuh) noun a former Turkish empire, founded about 1300 by the sultan Osman (1259–1326), which held sway over large dominions in Asia, Africa, and Europe for more than six centuries until its collapse after World… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 Ottoman Empire — geographical name former Turkish sultanate (capital Constantinople) in SE Europe, W Asia, & N Africa including at greatest extent Turkey, Syria, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Arabia, Egypt, Barbary States, Balkans, & parts of Russia & Hungary …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 OTTOMAN EMPIRE —    See TURKEY …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 17 Ottoman Empire — Ot′toman Em′pire n. geg why a Turkish state that was founded about 1300 by Osman and reached its greatest territorial extent under Suleiman in the 16th century; collapsed after World War I Cap.: Constantinople …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 Ottoman Empire–Persian Empire relations — The history of Persian Ottoman relations started with the establishment of Safavid dynasty in the Persian Empire in the early 16th century. The initial Ottoman Safavid conflict culminated in the Battle of Chaldiran in 1514, and was followed by a… …

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  • 19 List of sultans of the Ottoman Empire — Ottoman Imperial Standard Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Former Monarchy …

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  • 20 Fall of the Ottoman Empire — issues cleanup=Sep 2008 refimprove=Sep 2008 wikify=Sep 2008 Republic of Turkey (superimposed upon modern borders). Some scholars argue the power of the Caliphate began waning by 1683, and without the acquisition of significant new wealth the… …

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