Associations to the word «Ottomans»


OTTOMAN, noun. An upholstered sofa, without arms or a back, sometimes with a compartment for storing linen, etc.
OTTOMAN, noun. A low stool or thick cushion used to rest the feet or as a seat.
OTTOMAN, noun. A fabric with a pronounced ribbed or corded effect, often made of silk or a mixture .
OTTOMAN, noun. A Turk from the period of Ottoman Empire.
OTTOMAN, adjective. Of the Ottoman Empire.
OTTOMAN EMPIRE, proper noun. A large empire which began as a Turkish sultanate centered on modern Turkey; founded in the late 13th century, it lasted until the end of World War I.
OTTOMAN TURKISH, proper noun. The variety of the Turkish language that was used as the administrative and literary language of the Ottoman Empire.
OTTOMAN TURKISH, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Ottoman Empire, the Ottomans or the Ottoman Turkish language.

Dictionary definition

OTTOMAN, noun. A Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I).
OTTOMAN, noun. The Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I.
OTTOMAN, noun. Thick cushion used as a seat.
OTTOMAN, noun. A low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person.
OTTOMAN, adjective. Of or relating to the Ottoman Empire or its people or its culture.

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