Example sentences for: ottomans

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

  • Subsequent “licences” granted by the Ottomans to European nobles saw many prize friezes disappear to archaeological collections around Europe, including the Elgin marbles (ornately carved pediments) that were taken to London by Lord Elgin.

  • 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.

  • Following this debacle, the Ottomans then allied themselves to Germany in the World War I, losing more territory with the defeat of the Germans in that war.

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

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