a constituent republic of S Russia, on the N slopes of the central Caucasus Mountains. Capital: Vladikavkaz. Pop: 709 900 (2002). Area: about 8000 sq km (3088 sq miles) Also called North Ossetia, Alania
noun 1. a warm current flowing eastward across the Pacific Ocean.
noun 1. the northern part of the Pacific Ocean, extending from the equator to the Arctic Ocean.
noun 1. a town in E Florida.
noun A right-handed person, esp a baseball pitcher [1922+ Baseball; based on southpaw]