Definitions for karelian

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ka•re•liakəˈril yə(n.)

  1. a region in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, comprising Lake Ladoga and Onega Lake and the adjoining area along the E border of Finland.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Karelian Autonomous Republic.

Ka•re′li•an(adj.; n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Karelian, Carelian(noun)

    a member of the Finnish people living in Karelia in northwestern European Russia

  2. Karelian, Carelian(noun)

    a Finnic language spoken by the people of Karelia


  1. Karelian(Noun)

    Someone from Karelia

  2. Karelian(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, Karelia or its people, culture or language.

  3. Karelian(ProperNoun)

    A language closely related to Finnish, spoken in Karelia, Russia and Finland.


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