adjective& noun (plural same or Osmanlis)
Old-fashioned term for Ottoman.
- Among the many revolts in Bosnia against the bureaucratic rule of the Osmanli Turks that of 1830-31 under Hussein Aga deserves mention of the revolts in Herzegovina that of 1875.
- Under the leadership of the Osmanli Turks, Islam launched two subsequent attempts to conquer Europe - in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
- The history of rise and decay repeated itself after the Osmanli Turks appeared on the scene.
Turkish, from the name Osman, from Arabic ‘uṯmān (see Ottoman), + the adjectival suffix -li.
Words that rhyme with OsmanliManley, manly, Stanley
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