Karen

noun
Ka·​ren | \ kə-ˈren How to pronounce Karen (audio) \
plural Karen or Karens

Definition of Karen

1 : a member of a group of peoples of eastern and southern Myanmar
2a : a group of languages spoken by the Karen peoples
b : a language of this group

First Known Use of Karen

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Karen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Karen. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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