[vlad-i-kahf-kahz; Russian vluh-dyi-kuhf-kahs]
- a city in and the capital of North Ossetia, in the Russian Federation in SE Europe.
- an autonomous republic in S European Russia, in the N Caucasus. 3100 sq. mi. (8029 sq. km) Capital: Vladikavkaz.
Also called Alania.
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- a city in S Russia, capital of the North Ossetian Republic on the N slopes of the Caucasus. Pop: 318 000 (2005 est)Former names: (1944–54) Dzaudzhikau, (1954–91) Ordzhonikidze