Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire
also Turkish Empire
Ottoman, from Middle French Ottoman, from post-classical Latin Ottomanus, from Ottoman Turkish Ø¹Ø«Ù…Ø§Ù†, from Arabic personal name Ø¹Ø«Ù…Ø§Ù† (Ê¿uthmÄn) + Empire. As Osman is the Turkish spelling of that male Arabic given name Uthman, the Ottoman Empire is sometimes referred to as the Osman Empire, Osmanic Empire, or Osmanian Empire. Over the centuries the Ottoman Empire existed, it was commonly referred to as Turkey.