or O·se·tian

[ o-see-shuhn ]

  1. Also Ossetic . of, relating to, or characteristic of Ossetia, a region in Caucasia, or the Ossets, the people living there.

  1. an Osset.

Origin of Ossetian

1805–15; Osset(ia) or Osset + -ian

Words Nearby Ossetian

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How to use Ossetian in a sentence

  • But his father had been of pure Ossetian blood, and now he was acknowledged Chief of a certain wild, and semi-Christian tribe.

    Dariel | R. D. Blackmore