Example sentences for: ottoman

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

  • Serbs still sting from their defeat at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in the 1389 Battle of Kosovo, which began the Turks' 522-year occupation of Serbia.

  • After the Ottoman Empire's defeat in World War I, Britain acquired Palestine and promised (in the Balfour Declaration) the creation of a Jewish state.

  • Following Greek independence, a zealous restoration project saw the removal of all medieval and Ottoman structures on the plateau, and harkened the beginning of archaeological study of the ancient remains.

  • Ottoman leaders had no interest in developing or investing in their dominions and, after the occasionally oppressive but often brilliant centuries of Venetian government, Crete slid back into the dark ages.

  • The Bauhaus design school introduced the idea that good design could be had by anyone; in the 1950s the Bauhaus aesthetic led to the American manufacture of such modernist (but still too pricey) classics as Charles Eames' lounge chair and ottoman and Arne Jacobsen's Egg Chair.


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