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American English: /ˈɑdəmən/
British English: /ˈɒtəmən/

Translation of Ottoman in Spanish:

noun plural -mans

  • 1.1 (person)
    otomano, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    (before noun) the Ottoman Empire
    el Imperio Otomano
    also: ottoman

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    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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