Osman I

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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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Usage

In literature:

I haven't seen him, but Osman tells me he has gone up to the pavilion.
"In the Wilderness" by Robert Hichens
Othman or Osman I., founder of the Turkish Empire (1259, 1299-1326).
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
OTHMAN or OSMAN I., surnamed the Conqueror the founder of the empire of the Ottoman Turks, born in Bithynia (1259-1326).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
I must not see thee Osman's bride.
"An English Grammar" by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
I am a Maltese, and have interpreted for many years for my good friend, Osman Pasha.
"Looking Seaward Again" by Walter Runciman
Apologising for this digression, I would now return to Osman Pacha and the column whom I have left so far to the rear.
"Herzegovina" by George Arbuthnot
I wish I could show you a new friend of mine, Osman Ibraheem, who studied medicine five years in Paris.
"Letters from Egypt" by Lucie Duff Gordon
He was as slow to believe that it was Hajji Baba who accosted him, as I had been to make him out Osman Aga.
"The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan" by James Morier
I was eighteen months in the harem of Osman Ali, and never spoke one word.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
Osman Baker, a Member of Congress I believe, who saw to it that they received the very best mental and physical training.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
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In poetry:

Ye sons of Great Britain, I think no shame
To write in praise of brave General Graham!
Whose name will be handed down to posterity without any stigma,
Because, at the battle of El-Teb, he defeated Osman Digna.
"The Battle of El-Teb" by William Topaz McGonagall