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ottoman British & World English

A low upholstered seat without a back or arms that typically serves also as a box, with the seat hinged to form a lid

Ottoman British & World English

Relating to the Turkish dynasty of Osman I (Othman I)

Ottoman New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Turk of the Ottoman Empire

ottoman New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

low sofa with no back or arms

Ottoman Empire British & World English

The Turkish empire, established in northern Anatolia by Osman I at the end of the 13th century and expanded by his successors to include all of Asia Minor and much of SE Europe. After setbacks caused by the invasion of the Mongol ruler Tamerlane in 1402, Constantinople was captured in 1453. The empire reached its zenith under Suleiman in the mid 16th century; it had greatly declined by the 19th century and collapsed after the First World War

Ottoman Empire New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Turkish empire from the 13th century to the end of WWI

Porte British & World English

The Ottoman court at Constantinople

Ottoman Porte in Porte British & World English

The Ottoman court at Constantinople