A region of northeastern Europe on the border between Russia and Finland. Following Finland’s declaration of independence in 1917, part of Karelia became a region of Finland and part an autonomous republic of the Soviet Union. After the Russo-Finnish war of 1939–40, the greater part of Finnish Karelia was ceded to the former Soviet Union. The remaining part of Karelia constitutes a province of eastern Finland.
Words that rhyme with KareliaAmelia, camellia, Celia, Cordelia, Cornelia, Delia, Elia, epithelia, Montpelier, Ophelia, psychedelia
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