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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a people of mixed Iranian and Caucasian origin inhabiting Ossetia.

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  • Vladikavkaz was founded in 1785 on the site of an Osset village, and became the headquarters and chief military dépôt of the Russians during their lengthened struggle for supremacy with the stout-hearted hillmen; it is now the chief town and seat of government for the province of Kuban, and still an important military station.

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • A superstitious age was prepared to reverence, as the testimony of _Heaven_, the preternatural cures, which were performed by the skill or virtue of the Catholic clergy; the baptismal fonts of Osset in Btica, which were spontaneously replenished every year, on the vigil of Easter; and the miraculous shrine of St. Martin of Tours, which had already converted the Suevic prince and people of Gallicia.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 3

  • A superstitious age was prepared to reverence, as the testimony of Heaven, the preternatural cures, which were performed by the skill or virtue of the Catholic clergy; the baptismal fonts of Osset in Boetica, [130] which were spontaneously replenished every year, on the vigil of Easter; [131] and the miraculous shrine of St. Martin of Tours, which had already converted the Suevic prince and people of Gallicia.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 3

  • A superstitious age was prepared to reverence, as the testimony of Heaven, the preternatural cures, which were performed by the skill or virtue of the Catholic clergy; the baptismal fonts of Osset in Boetica,

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • það þegar bílsprengja sprakk í Suður-Ossetíu í gà ¦ r með þeim afleiðingum að sjö rússneskir hermenn létu lífið.

    Refinance 2nd Mortgage

  • það þegar bílsprengja sprakk í Suður-Ossetíu í gà ¦ r með þeim afleiðingum að sjö rússneskir hermenn Noticias Kenna -

    Refinance 2nd Mortgage

  • B A E T I C A. verba Plimi: Osset, qwod cognmmOur astro soUs.

    Doctrina nvmorvm vetervm conscripta a Josepho Eckhel ...

  • [134] [Footnote 130: Osset, or Julia Constantia, was opposite to Seville, on the northern side of the Boetis, (Plin.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 3

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