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Ossetian

[o-see-shuh n] /ɒˈsi ʃən/
adjective
1.
Also, Ossetic. of, relating to, or characteristic of Ossetia, a region in Caucasia, or the Ossets, the people living there.
noun
2.
an Osset.
Also, Osetian.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; Osset(ia) or Osset + -ian
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Ossetic

/ɒˈsɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Ossetia, its people, or their language
noun
2.
the language of the Ossets, belonging to the East Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
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