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Definition of the noun karelia

What does karelia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a region in Finland and Russia between the Gulf of Finland and the White Sea


  1. Karelia, the land of the Karelian peoples, is an area in Northern Europe of historical significance for Finland, Russia, and Sweden.
  2. Karelia is a historical province of Finland. It refers to the Western Karelia that during the second millennium has been under western dominance, religiously and politically. Western, i.e. Finnish Karelia is separate from Eastern, i.e. Russian Karelia, which was dominated by Novgorod and its successor states from the 12th century onwards.
  3. Karelia a.k.a. The Republic of Karelia is a federal subject of Russia, located in the northwest of Russia. Its capital is the city of Petrozavodsk. Its population in 2010 was 643,548.

There are other places with in their name, like North Karelia.


  1. Karelia is a French heavy metal band created in 2000 by Lionel Vest and Matthieu Kleiber.
  2. Karelia oli vuonna 1970 perustettu suomalainen yhtye, joka soitti pop-versioita kansanmusiikkikappaleista. Bändin johtohahmot olivat Armas Nukarainen ja Iivana Nyhtänköljä. Yhtye julkaisi kaksi albumia, Suomi Pop ja Suomi Pop 2 sekä singlet "Herran kanssa pellon laidassa" / "Taitaja karjalan mailta" ja "Tiski-Jukka" / "Vanha Kulta". Singlet julkaistiin nimellä Iivana Nyhtänköljä ja Karelia. Karelia on mukana myös yhdessä Nunnu Big Bandin kanssa levyllä Nunnu. Rocket Records on julkaissut yhtyeen Suomi Pop -albumit cd-kokoelmana vuonna 2012.


"Karelia" is a composition.


Karelia is the name of the oldest tobacco company in Greece. It was founded in 1888 in Kalamata, where it has its headquarters until today with annual sales of over €700 million and net income €64 million.

Phrases with Karelia

  1. Karelia Perfilievi
  2. Species Karelia Perfilievi
  3. Genus Karelia

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Karelia

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Google previewImagined, Negotiated, Remembered (2012)

Constructing European Borders and Borderlands by Kimmo Katajala, Maria Lähteenmäki

Karelia is a territory which was a borderland between the medieval and early modern realms of Russia and Sweden and then...

Google previewMessages from Islands (2016)

A Global Biodiversity Tour by Ilkka Hanski

Tari Haahtela's research group is called KARA, the Karelian Allergy Project. Karelia is the region that extends across the border between Finland and Russia; the border is an abrupt boundary in ...

Google previewA Companion to Border Studies (2012)

by Thomas M. Wilson, Hastings Donnan

Karelia is a positive case of a mutual rediscovery and exploitation of historical commonalities, common landscapes and regional traditions, but it is not immune to the vicissitudes of security policies, strict border and visa regimes as well as the ...

Google previewBeyond the Rural Urban Divide (2009)

Cross-continental Perspectives on the Differentiated Countryside and Its Regulation by Kjell Andersson, Erland Eklund, Minna Lehtola

North Karelia is a rural periphery in Finland, and certainly, ...

Google previewThe Chronicles of Aerah (2009)

Mind-link Communications Across the Universe by Salumet Bonniol

Karelia is a province on the border of Finland. It is lengthy, but there's a short piece called: The Intermezzo—a short connecting piece of music and that is what we are going to play for you.” flflfl. ~ “Thank you! That was very different from the ...

Google previewLow-Carbohydrate Mania (2017)

The Fantasies, Delusions, and Myths by Richard Harding

North Karelia is an inland region in East Finland that borders Russia. A contrasting region was chosen on the coast in south-west Finland. The two Japanese regions were located on the southern island of Kyushu. Tanushimaru is a rural ...

Google previewAmerica (1918)

Karelia is a region in the north— west of Russia embracing the southeast corner of Fin' land and including parts of the Government of Petrograd, .Olonets and Archangel bordering on the northeast on the White Sea. The Karelians belong to the ...

Google previewThe Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History (2016)

by Ivor Goodson, Ari Antikainen, Pat Sikes, Molly Andrews

As agreed in the peace agreement following the Second World War, parts of Finland – Karelia in particular – were annexed to the Soviet Union. Culturally Karelia is the region where for instance most of the poems constituting The Kalevala, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Digital Government (2006)

by Anttiroiko, Ari-Veikko

Karelia Constitutional Court, Law/index.html, has a regularly updated Web site with decisions, by-laws of the Court and short biographies of Justices. For the text of dissenting opinions, you need to search at the Web site of ...

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Scrabble value of K5A1R1E1L1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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