Example sentences for: ottoman

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

  • The problem was that British strategists, who were fighting the Ottoman Turks in 1917, had secretly promised the lands to their World War I Arab allies.

  • 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.

  • Byzantine and Ottoman Obscurity

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

  • However, as the Ottoman Turks in the 15th century dominated the Mediterranean and shipbuilding technology improved, longer Atlantic journeys became a serious prospect.

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