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Ossetia

[o-see-shuh; Russian uh-sye-tyi-yuh] /ɒˈsi ʃə; Russian ʌˈsyɛ tyɪ yə/
noun
1.
a region in Caucasia: divided between North Ossetia of the Russian Federation and the South Ossetian Autonomous Region of the Georgian Republic.
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Ossetia

/ɒˈsiːtjə; ɒˈsɛtjə/
noun
1.
a region of central Asia, in the Caucasus: consists administratively of the North Ossetian Republic in Russia and South Ossetia (formerly an Autonomous Region) in Georgia
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North Ossetia-Alania

respublika (republic) in southwestern Russia, on the northern flank of the Greater Caucasus range. It is bordered on the south by Georgia and on the north by the Sunzha and Terek ranges. The capital and largest city is Vladikavkaz.

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