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Well, I think the first piece of music I ever heard that I really loved was 'Salome's Dances' by Richard Strauss. I played that 12-inch, 78 record, and I stood up on an ottoman to play it on a big Victrola and I'd just keep playing it and playing it.
Mike Stoller

Meaning of "ottoman" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OTTOMAN

From French ottomane, feminine of Ottoman.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OTTOMAN

ottoman  [ˈɒtəmən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OTTOMAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ottoman is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OTTOMAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ottoman in the English dictionary

The first definition of ottoman in the dictionary is a low padded seat, usually armless, sometimes in the form of a chest. Other definition of ottoman is a cushioned footstool. Ottoman is also a corded fabric.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OTTOMAN


abdomen
ˈæbdəmən
ataman
ˈætəmən
callistemon
kəˈlɪstəmən
chairman
ˈtʃɛəmən
cinnamon
ˈsɪnəmən
deepwaterman
ˌdiːpˈwɔːtəmən
Doberman
ˈdəʊbəmən
eriostemon
ɛrɪˈɒstəmən
fireman
ˈfaɪəmən
fisherman
ˈfɪʃəmən
letterman
ˈlɛtəmən
lighterman
ˈlaɪtəmən
lobsterman
ˈlɒbstəmən
mortarman
ˈmɔːtəmən
motorman
ˈməʊtəmən
oysterman
ˈɔɪstəmən
peterman
ˈpiːtəmən
Solomon
ˈsɒləmən
Ulsterman
ˈʌlstəmən
waterman
ˈwɔːtəmən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OTTOMAN

ottar
ottava
ottava rima
ottavino
Ottawa
otter
otter board
otter hound
otter shell
otter shrew
Otterburn
otto
Otto cycle
Otto engine
Otto I
Otto IV
Ottoman Empire
ottrelite

WORDS THAT END LIKE OTTOMAN

businesswoman
chairwoman
Congresswoman
craftswoman
Englishwoman
Gallo-Roman
Graeco-Roman
madwoman
old woman
one-woman
radioman
roman
soman
spokeswoman
superwoman
the little woman
the woman
toman
woman
yeoman

Synonyms and antonyms of ottoman in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ottoman» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OTTOMAN

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The translations of ottoman from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ottoman» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

奥斯曼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

otomana
570 millions of speakers

English

ottoman
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तुर्क
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العثماني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пуфик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pufe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আসনবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ottomane
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ottoman
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

osmanisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オットマン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오토만
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ottoman
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ghế trường kỷ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆட்டோமான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अट्टोमन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Osmanlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ottomano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ottoman
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пуфик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

otoman
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Οθωμανοί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ottomaanse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ottoman
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ottomanske
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ottoman

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OTTOMAN»

The term «ottoman» is very widely used and occupies the 9.026 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OTTOMAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ottoman

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QUOTES WITH «OTTOMAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ottoman.
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Mike Stoller
Well, I think the first piece of music I ever heard that I really loved was 'Salome's Dances' by Richard Strauss. I played that 12-inch, 78 record, and I stood up on an ottoman to play it on a big Victrola and I'd just keep playing it and playing it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OTTOMAN»

Discover the use of ottoman in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ottoman and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922
Second edition of an authoritative text on the Ottoman Empire.
Donald Quataert, 2005
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Osman's Dream: The Story of the Ottoman Empire 1300-1923
This is the first book to tell the full story of the Ottoman dynasty that for six centuries held sway over territories stretching, at their greatest, from Hungary to the Persian Gulf, and from North Africa to the Caucasus.
Caroline Finkel, 2012
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The Ottoman Age of Exploration
The Ottoman Age of Exploration is the first comprehensive historical account of this century-long struggle for global dominance, a struggle that raged from the shores of the Mediterranean to the Straits of Malacca, and from the interior of ...
Giancarlo Casale, 2010
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History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey: Volume 2, ...
Based on extensive research in the Ottoman archives as well as Western sources, this volume analyzes the external pressures, reform measures, institutional changes, and intellectual movements that affected the heterogeneous Ottoman society ...
Stanford J. Shaw, Ezel Kural Shaw, 1977
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A Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire
An important book on the monetary history of the Ottoman empire by a leading economic historian.
Sevket Pamuk, 2000
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An Ottoman Tragedy: History and Historiography at Play
A provocative reinterpretation of a major event in Ottoman history, this work reconceives the relation between historiography and history.
Gabriel Piterberg, 2003
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“The” Ottoman Crimean War: (1853 - 1856)
This book analyzes the Crimean War from the Ottoman perspective based mainly on Ottoman and Russian primary sources, and includes an assessment of the War s impact on the Ottoman state and Ottoman society.
Candan Badem, 2010
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Southeastern Europe under Ottoman Rule, 1354-1804
“An interpretation of southeastern Europe under Ottoman rule from which few will fail to learn.
Peter F. Sugar, 2014
9
Crisis of the Ottoman Empire: Prelude to Collapse 1839-1878
This work focuses upon the military problems of the Ottoman Empire in the era 1839 to 1878.
James J. Reid, 2000
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A History of Ottoman Architecture
This book, intended for audiences with an interest in architecture, particularly that of the Ottoman Turks, is focused on the history of the extant buildings in the Republic of Turkey.
John Freely, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OTTOMAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ottoman is used in the context of the following news items.
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History of photography in Ottoman Empire documented in İstanbul …
Since its invention in the early 19th century, photography was seen as a symbol of modernity and was eagerly welcomed by the Ottoman ... «Today's Zaman, Jul 15»
2
GÜVEN SAK > Is it really different this time with ISIL?
Our Ottoman forefathers squashed the menace before. Yet Selim Koru of the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) noted ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Jul 15»
3
IDF internal report: Palestinian land at Sussia is privately owned
The internal document was drawn up following an inquiry by the Jabor family, which bases a claim to land near Sussia on Ottoman documents ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
4
Krystle McGill at the Ottoman in Canberra. Photo: Jay Cronan
Hollywood is the dream factory and 22-year-old Krystle McGill is chasing her place in it as hard as she can. Some of her story sounds ... «The Canberra Times, Jul 15»
5
Sykes-Picot: The Western agreement that sealed the Middle East's …
France and England always had good relations with the Ottoman Empire in the classical era. However, both of them had other intentions ... «Sillyid.com - International Daily Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Kurds fight the IS group while being bombed by Turkey
After the collapse of the Ottoman and Qajar empires and the subsequent creation of these modern states, Iraq, Iran and Turkey each agreed to ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
7
The Continuing Greek Tragedy: Scripting a Survival Strategy?
The accelerated decline of the Ottoman Empire and the emerging power ... The memories of the 500-year old Ottoman attacks are not forgotten ... «Mainstream, Jul 15»
8
Belgian parliament approves resolution recognizing Armenian …
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel recently said he thinks the 1915 killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire amount to a "genocide. «Today's Zaman, Jul 15»
9
Is it really different this time with ISIL?
Our Ottoman forefathers squashed the menace before. Yet Selim Koru of the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) noted ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Jul 15»
10
Forward to the past
If residents in the former Ottoman lands, including Turkey, stretching to three continents took the Turkish prime minister seriously, they could ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ottoman [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ottoman>. Oct 2020 ».
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