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Karelian

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noun Ka·re·lian \kə-ˈrē-lē-ən, -ˈrēl-yən\

Definition of Karelian

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Karelia

  2. 2 :  the Finno-Ugric language of the Karelians

Karelian

adjective


1854

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1854

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