Karelia

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geographical name Ka·re·lia \ kə-ˈrē-lē-ə , -ˈrēl-yə \
variants: or Kareliya

Definition of Karelia

autonomous republic of northwestern Russia in Europe bordering on Finland and the White Sea; formerly (1940–56), as the Ka*re*lo-Finn*ish Republic play \kə-ˈrē-(ˌ)lō-ˈfi-nish\ , a constituent republic of the U.S.S.R.; capital Petrozadovsk area 66,564 square miles (172,401 square kilometers), population 643,548
see also karelian

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