Alania

geographical name
Ala·​nia | \ ə-ˈlä-nyə How to pronounce Alania (audio) , -nē-ə \
variants: or North Ossetia \ ä-​ˈsē-​sh(ē-​)ə How to pronounce North Ossetia (audio) \

Definition of Alania

autonomous republic of southeastern Russia in Europe on the northern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains; capital Vladikavkaz area 3089 square miles (8001 square kilometers), population 695,000

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“Alania.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alania. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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