Turkish Empire


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Turkish Empire

Turkish Empire

n
(Historical Terms) another name for the Ottoman Empire

Ot′toman Em′pire


n.
a Turkish state that was founded about 1300 by Osman and reached its greatest territorial extent under Suleiman in the 16th century; collapsed after World War I. Cap.: Constantinople.
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Noun1.Turkish Empire - a Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern EuropeTurkish Empire - a Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empire
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Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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The Treaty of Bucharest, signed between the Turkish Empire and the Russian Empire in Bucharest in 1812, was mentioned in this chapter as part of the events' sequence.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Governor of Aleppo province Mohammad Marwan Olabi hailed the Syrian army's victory in winning back Nubl and al-Zahra towns in Northwestern Aleppo, and said this victory has broken Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's dream of the Turkish empire.
Bey is a title used during the Turkish Empire times -- like other titles such as efendi, pasha and hanem.
Diminished by such losses, wracked by internal conflict, and vitiated by an absence of commitment to reason and science, the Turkish Empire eventually came to be widely known as "the sick man of Europe.
1915 ALLIED soldiers invaded the Gallipoli Peninsula in a failed attempt to take the Ottoman Turkish Empire out of the First World War.
Outwitting authority in an attempt to protect his vast fortune against the problems thrown up by invasion of Malta by the Turkish Empire, Barabas almost loses out as the Governor of Malta levies money from the island's Jews in order to pay off the Turks.
By the end of the war the Germans and Austrian Hungarians, as well as the Ottoman Turkish empire, had also collapsed.
These issues ranged from the containment of revolution in Naples and Spain to the preservation of the Turkish Empire, the slave trade and Spain's American territories.
Celebrations have begun Monday across the country with Bulgaria marking 106 years since the formal declaration of its independence from the Ottoman Turkish Empire.
There are many ardent Islamists who, with other Muslims in the Turkish Parliament, want to create a Turkish empire.
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Arrangements were made for the partition of large parts of the Turkish Empire between Great Britain, France, Italy and Russia.

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