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Ottoman

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From Middle French Ottoman, from post-classical Latin Ottomanus, from Ottoman Turkish عثمان, from Arabic personal name عثمان (ʿuthmān). Osman is the Turkish spelling of the male Arabic given name Uthman, therefore the Ottoman Empire is sometimes referred to as the Osman Empire, Osmanic Empire, or Osmanian Empire, after Osman I.

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Ottoman (plural Ottomans)

  1. A Turk from the period of Ottoman Empire.

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Ottoman (not comparable)

  1. Of the Islamic empire of Turkey.

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