Example sentences for: ottomans

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

  • At the end of the stone jetty is a lighthouse erected during Turkish rule and the harbor cafés were where Ottomans used to socialize over dark thick coffee and communal narghiles (bubble pipes).

  • The temple, built on the remains of an older Mycenaean wall, offers excellent views across the surrounding landscape, and this location was prized by the Ottomans, who tore down the structure to build a defensive battery.

  • During Byzantine times it was used as a dye works, and the Ottomans used it for defensive purposes.

  • Apart from repairing the islands’ fortifications, the Ottomans left few lasting remnants of their rule.

  • Jerusalem fell to the Ottomans in 1517, remaining under their control for 400 years.

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