Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of Ossete.

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Examples

  • Twice in the past century, when the empire to the north weakened and Georgia declared its independence, the southern Ossetes revolted against Georgian rule.

    Obama Emerges to Talk About Georgia - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The Russian security establishment likes the Ossetes, who have been Russian allies for more than 250 years.

    Obama Emerges to Talk About Georgia - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Many factors are involved in the present conflict but the central one is straightforward: the majority of the Ossetes living south of the main Caucasus range in Georgia wish to unite with the Ossetes living to the north, in an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation; and the Georgians, regarding South Ossetia as both a legal and an historic part of their national territory, refuse to accept this.

    Obama Emerges to Talk About Georgia - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The Russian security establishment likes the Ossetes, who have been Russian allies for more than 250 years.

    Obama Emerges to Talk About Georgia - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Many factors are involved in the present conflict but the central one is straightforward: the majority of the Ossetes living south of the main Caucasus range in Georgia wish to unite with the Ossetes living to the north, in an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation; and the Georgians, regarding South Ossetia as both a legal and an historic part of their national territory, refuse to accept this.

    Obama Emerges to Talk About Georgia - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Twice in the past century, when the empire to the north weakened and Georgia declared its independence, the southern Ossetes revolted against Georgian rule.

    Obama Emerges to Talk About Georgia - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • What is also clear is the Russians have always looked favorably upon the pro-Russian Ossetes and unfavorably upon the anti-Russian Georgians.

    The Russian conflict with Georgia: What is the Bush administration doing?

  • What is also clear is the Russians have always looked favorably upon the pro-Russian Ossetes and unfavorably upon the anti-Russian Georgians.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • According to Anatol Lieven in the Times, “the majority of the Ossetes living south of the main Caucasus range in Georgia wish to unite with the Ossetes living to the north, in an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation; and the Georgians, regarding South Ossetia as both a legal and an historic part of their national territory, refuse to accept this.”

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • According to Anatol Lieven in the Times, “the majority of the Ossetes living south of the main Caucasus range in Georgia wish to unite with the Ossetes living to the north, in an autonomous republic of the Russian Federation; and the Georgians, regarding South Ossetia as both a legal and an historic part of their national territory, refuse to accept this.”

    The Russian conflict with Georgia: What is the Bush administration doing?

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