ottomans ottomans

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)
  2. (n) the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I
  3. (n) thick cushion used as a seat
  4. (n) a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person
  5. (adj) of or relating to the Ottoman Empire or its people or its culture

News

  1. Cool Spaces: Outdoor living rooms; it's not just decks anymore.

    Cool Spaces: Outdoor living rooms. That's right, much more than a grill and plastic table -- elegant glass tables and chairs, wicker couches, ottomans, throw pillows, sound systems, color schemes to match the inside home.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Five great spots for an ottoman

    The ottoman is proof that these relatively small pieces of furniture can play a big role in home décor — and life. Here are five good places to use ottomans.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. "All I can say is that a resolution that looks back almost 100 years to an event that took place under a predecessor government, the Ottomans, and that has enormous present-day implications for American soldiers and Marines and sailors and airmen in...
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Bill Gates Source: New York Times

  2. In the plan that Herzl worked out, The Society of Jews would "treat with the present masters of the land [the Ottomans], putting itself under the protectorate of the European powers:" Herzl adds that the "creation of our state would be...
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Theodor Herzl Source: Scoop.co.nz

  3. Cuneyt Zapsu, an advisor to Erdogan says, "A new, positive role for Turkey in the world requires a reconciliation with its own past, the overcoming of societal taboos and a positive new concept of Turkish identity. We are the Ottomans' successors...
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Global Arab Network - English News

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