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Meaning of Ossetia

Os•se•tia

Pronunciation: (o-sē'shu Russ. u-sye'tyi-yu), [key]
— n.
  1. a region in Caucasia: divided between the North Ossetian Autonomous Republic of the Russian Federation and the South Ossetian Autonomous Region of the Georgian Republic.
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