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Karen British & World English

A member of an indigenous people of eastern Burma (Myanmar) and western Thailand

Karen State British & World English

A state in SE Burma (Myanmar), on the border with Thailand; capital, Pa-an. Inaugurated in 1954 as an autonomous state of Burma, the state was given the traditional Karen name of Kawthoolay in 1964, but reverted to Karen after the 1974 constitution limited its autonomy. The people are engaged in armed conflict with the Burmese government in an attempt to gain independence

Blixen, Karen British & World English

Baroness Blixen-Finecke (1885–1962), Danish novelist and short-story writer; born Karen Dinesen; also known by the pseudonym of Isak Dinesen. She is best known for Seven Gothic Tales (1934) and her autobiography Out of Africa (1937), which she wrote after living in Kenya from 1914 to 1931

Horney, Karen British & World English

(1885–1952), US psychoanalyst; born in Germany; full name Karen Danielsen Horney. Expelled from the New York Psychoanalytic Institute for her critique of Freudian practices 1941, she was the founder of the Association for Advancement of Psychoanalysis and the American Institute for Psychoanalysis that same year

Karen Dinesen in Blixen, Karen British & World English

Baroness Blixen-Finecke (1885–1962), Danish novelist and short-story writer; born Karen Dinesen; also known by the pseudonym of Isak Dinesen. She is best known for Seven Gothic Tales (1934) and her autobiography Out of Africa (1937), which she wrote after living in Kenya from 1914 to 1931

Karen Danielsen Horney in Horney, Karen British & World English

(1885–1952), US psychoanalyst; born in Germany; full name Karen Danielsen Horney. Expelled from the New York Psychoanalytic Institute for her critique of Freudian practices 1941, she was the founder of the Association for Advancement of Psychoanalysis and the American Institute for Psychoanalysis that same year

Karen New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

member of a people of SE Burma (Myanmar) and western Thailand