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Ossetia Syllabification: Os·se·ti·a
Pronunciation: /ôˈsēSHə/

Definition of Ossetia in English:

A region of the central Caucasus. It is divided by the boundary between Russia and Georgia into two parts: North Ossetia and South Ossetia. It was the scene of ethnic conflict 1989–92.

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