English version

Ottoman Empire, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishOttoman Empire, thethe Ottoman EmpireˌOttoman ˈEmpire, the  a large empire, based in Turkey and with its capital in Istanbul which also included large parts of Eastern Europe, Asia, and North Africa. It continued from the 13th century until after World War I, but it was most powerful in the 16th century, at the time of its most famous ruler, Suleiman I.
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