Alania

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geographical name Ala·nia \ə-ˈlä-nyə, -nē-ə\

Definition of Alania

  1. 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

Variants of alania

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North Ossetia

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