/keuh ree"lee euhn, -reel"yeuhn/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to Karelia, its people, or their language.
2. a native or inhabitant of Karelia.
3. the Uralic language of the Karelians, sometimes regarded as a dialect of Finnish.
[1850-55; KARELI(A) + -AN]

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Universalium. 2010.

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