Meaning of Karelian

Ka•re•li•an

Pronunciation: (ku-rē'lē-un, -rēl'yun), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Karelia, its people, or their language.
—n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Karelia.
  2. the Uralic language of the Karelians, sometimes regarded as a dialect of Finnish.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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