Karelia

geographical name Ka·re·lia \kə-ˈrē-lē-ə, -ˈrēl-yə\

Definition of Karelia

  1. autonomous republic NW Russia in Europe; formerly (1940–56), as the Karelo–Finnish Republic play \kə-ˈrē-(ˌ)lō-ˈfi-nish\ , constituent republic of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics ∗ Petrozadovsk area 66,564 square miles (172,401 square kilometers), pop 800,000

Variants of karelia

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Kareliya

play \kə-ˈrē-lē-ə, -ˈrēl-yə\

KARELIA Defined for English Language Learners

Karelia

geographical name Ka·re·lia \kə-ˈrē-lē-ə, -ˈrēl-yə\

Definition of Karelia for English Language Learners

  • : region of Europe


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