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Alani

[ uh-ley-nahy, uh-lah-nee ]
/ əˈleɪ naɪ, əˈlɑ ni /
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plural noun

a nomadic Iranian people who flourished in the 2nd–4th centuries a.d. and are ancestors of the present-day Ossets.

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Also called A·lans [uh-leynz, uh-lahnz]. /əˈleɪnz, əˈlɑnz/.
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