Vladikavkaz

geographical name
Vlad·​i·​kav·​kaz | \ ˌvla-də-ˌkäf-ˈkäz How to pronounce Vladikavkaz (audio) , -ˌkaf-ˈkaz \
variants: or 1932–43 and 1955–91 Ordzhanikidze \ ˌȯr-​ˌjä-​nə-​ˈkid-​zə How to pronounce Ordzhanikidze (audio) \ or 1944–54 Dzaudzhikau \ (d)zau̇-​ˈjē-​ˌkau̇ How to pronounce Dzaudzhikau (audio) \

Definition of Vladikavkaz

city of southern Russia in Europe population 312,000

Note: During World War II, Vladikavkaz marked the farthest advance of German armies into the Caucasus Mountains.

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“Vladikavkaz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vladikavkaz. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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