Ossetia[ä sē′s̸hə, -s̸hē ə]
Ossetia definition by Webster's New World
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region in the N Caucasus
Ossetia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A region of the central Caucasus. The area was annexed by Russia between 1801 and 1806 and is now split into North Ossetia, an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation, and South Ossetia, a region of Georgia.
- Os·seˈtian adjective & n.