Osman I

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Os·man I

 (ŏz′mən, ŏs′-, ŏs-män′) also Oth·man I (ŏth′mən, o͝oth-män′) 1258-1326?
Founder of the Ottoman dynasty that ruled Turkey after the 13th century. He controlled most of northwest Asia Minor.
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Osman I

(ˈɒzmən; ɒzˈmɑːn) or

Othman I

(Biography) 1259–1326, Turkish sultan; founder of the Ottoman Empire
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Noun1.Osman I - the conqueror of Turkey who founded the Ottoman Empire and the Ottoman dynasty that ruled Turkey after the 13th century; conquered most of Asia Minor and assumed the title of emir in 1299 (1259-1326)
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