Pronunciation: (ku-rē'lē-un, -rēl'yun), [key]
of or pertaining to Karelia, its people, or their language.
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.