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noun as in footstool

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In the following weeks, the Ottoman punitive actions claimed more lives of other Mamluks and even their family members.

American industrialists and British nobles funded the effort, while senior Ottoman officials were assured of a cut in the sale of the treasure.

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With the permission of the Ottoman governor, the stone casket and human remains were nevertheless shipped to the Louvre.

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Kidnapped from the Kingdom of Poland as a teen, Roxelana used the power of words and charm to become the favorite concubine and trusted adviser of the 16th-century Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.

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Kosmas, an award-winning pastry chef who’s still living with his mother at 41, tries to track down a lost Ottoman recipe to win Daphne’s heart.

That so-called war to end wars decimated an entire generation in Britain, as it did from France to the Ottoman Empire.

Yalta was great for strolls along the sea during the Byzantine, Ottoman and Russian empires.

The political structures established by the Ottoman Turks in the 1500s, especially in Iraq and Syria, have crumbled.

Until 1924, the Caliphate was the preserve of the Ottoman Empire, which was succeeded by a secular Turkish state.

Tribal, sectarian and territorial conflicts made it a constantly turbulent place, despite the hammer of Ottoman rule.

Now put this ottoman under your feet, and take this cushion to lean against.

In honest, gambler's language, we have won a good stake but we have not broke the Ottoman Bank.

The Ottoman Government is only now extending its power, as a practical thing, into Kurdistan at all.

For some time after their conquest the Armenians had nothing particular to complain of in their lot as Ottoman subjects.

The Ottoman Government grew worse itself absolutely; and much worse relatively to the progress made by other nations in Europe.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ottoman, such as: footrest, hassock, and stool.

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