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Ottoman Empire

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  1. (1299–1923) , was a Turkish state

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  2. Old Ottoman Turkish: دولتْ علیّه عثمانیّه Devlet-i Âliye-yi Osmâniyye , Late Ottoman and Modern Turkish: Osmanlı Devleti or Osmanlı İmparatorluğu

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  3. The state was known as the Turkish Empire or Turkey by its contemporaries. (See the other names of the Ottoman State.) It was succeeded by the Republic of Turkey, which was officially proclaimed on October 29, 1923

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  4. At the height of its power (16th–17th century), it spanned three continents, controlling much of Southeastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

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  5. It stretched from the Strait of Gibraltar (and in 1553 the Atlantic coast of Morocco beyond Gibraltar) in the west to the Caspian Sea and Persian Gulf in the east; and from the edge of Austria, Hungary and parts of Ukraine in the north to Sudan, Erit

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