Definition of Ossetia in English:

Ossetia

Pronunciation /ôˈsēSHə/ /ɔˈsiʃə/ /ôˈsedēə/ /ɔˈsɛdiə/

proper noun

  • 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.