Example sentences for: ottoman

How can you use “ottoman” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Serb nationalists today are fond of noting that in 1389 it was in Kosovo that the Serbian Prince Lazar and his armies made their last stand against the invading Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Kosovo.

  • Mameluke power was taken by Ottoman Turks in 1517, but little changed on a day-to-day basis as the Turks preferred to use local people to control their more remote dominions.

  • In the early 16th century, the Ottoman Turkish Empire was advancing through the Middle East.

  • As Ottoman control weakened, Egypt became a pawn in a larger game.

  • The new ruler grew wealthy and powerful, twice declaring war on his sovereign and almost beating the sizeable but dissolute Ottoman army.

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