Example sentences for: ottoman

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

  • Their makeshift homes, known in Turkish as gecekondu (“built by night”), take advantage of an old Ottoman law that protects a house whose roof has been built during the hours of darkness.

  • But the most popular tourist sight is Topkapı Palace, the home of the Ottoman sultans, where the riches of the Imperial Treasury and the intrigue of the Harem draw many thousands of visitors each year.

  • Egypt became a backwater, even more so as the Ottoman Empire went into chronic terminal decline in the 18th century, with a series of crises that local mamelukes were unable to control.

  • It was converted into a church in the sixth century a.d. and was used as a harem building during Ottoman times.

  • Immediately outside the entrance to the fortress is an old Ottoman garrison building now housing the Archaeological Museum of Réthymnon.


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