[kuh-ree-lee-uh n, -reel-yuh n] /kəˈri li ən, -ˈril yən/
of or relating to , its people, or their language.
a native or inhabitant of .
the Uralic language of the Karelians, sometimes regarded as a dialect of Finnish.
of or relating to Karelia, its people, or their language
a native or inhabitant of Karelia
the dialect of Finnish spoken in Karelia
[kuh-reel-yuh; Russian kuh-rye-lyi-yuh] /kəˈril yə; Russian kʌˈryɛ lyɪ yə/ noun 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. 2. . /kəˈriːlɪə; Russian kaˈreljə/ noun 1. a region of NE Europe comprising areas of both Finland and Russia. […]
noun 1. an autonomous republic in the NW Russian Federation in Europe. 66,500 sq. mi. (172,240 sq. km). Capital: Petrozavodsk.
noun 1. a narrow strip of land between Lake Ladoga and the Gulf of Finland, in the NW Russian Federation. noun 1. a strip of land, now in Russia, between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga: annexed by the former Soviet Union after the Russo-Finnish War (1939–40)
- Karelian republic
noun 1. a constituent republic of NW Russia between the White Sea and Lakes Onega and Ladoga. Capital: Petrozavodsk. Pop: 716 700 (2002). Area: 172 400 sq km (66 560 sq miles) Also called Karelia