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See Ottoman Empire.
(Historical Terms) another name for the Ottoman Empire
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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|Noun||1.||Turkish 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Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empire|
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