Ottoman Turk


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Noun1.Ottoman Turk - a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)Ottoman Turk - a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
Turk - a native or inhabitant of Turkey
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"In the past century our human family has lived through three massive and unprecedented tragedies," he said during a solemn mass in Saint Peter's Basilica to mark the centenary of the Ottoman Turk killings of Armenians.
In a move that sparked a furious reaction in Turkey, the Senate last week approved the measure which threatens with jail anyone in France who denies that the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turk forces amounted to genocide.
The French lower house approved the law last month, threatening anyone who denies that the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turk forces amounted to genocide with jail, drawing a threat of sanctions from Turkey.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has challenged nations who label the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide, saying they should inspect Turkey's Ottoman-era archives and "we have nothing to hide".
The novel begins by recounting the Battle of Kosovo fought in 1389 between the Ottoman Turks led by Sultan Murad I and the joint army of different European nations in the region under the Serbian Prince Lazar.
| 1571: The Battle of Lepanto was fought, when Christian allied naval forces defeated the Ottoman Turks.
The monasteries kept alive the Orthodox religion when the Ottoman Turks were busily trying to force everyone to be Muslim by imposing double taxes on Christians.
Lawrence's exploits began when, posted to Arabia during WWI, he worked as a liaison officer with Arab rebels fighting the Ottoman Turks.
Medina, which houses the Prophet Muhammad's tomb and is revered by Muslims, was ruled by the Ottoman Turks until they were defeated by the British and their Arab allies in World War I.
Another battle against the Ottoman Turks, for control of the train station at Tzemach, located on the southern tip of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, was one of the last cavalry battles in world history.
Historians estimate that up to 1.5 million Armenians were killed by Ottoman Turks in what many scholars view as the first genocide of the 20th century.
Lebanese of Armenian origin held several commemorations across Lebanon over the weekend to mark 101 years since the Armenian genocide carried out by Ottoman Turks. Hundreds of protesters marched from Antelias Square toward the town's main highway, waving Armenian flags and chanting slogans against Turkey.