Karelia

NOUN
  1. a region in Finland and Russia between the Gulf of Finland and the White Sea
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How To Use Karelia In A Sentence

  • Karelia is a region that encompasses both sides of the Finnish/Russian border and the ensemble's music is an exciting and interesting mix of Finnish, Russian and Karelian cultures. Another Day in the Ketchup Mine
  • Finnish radio intelligence was constantly reporting on the ongoing Soviet troop concentrations on the Karelian Isthmus and north of the Ladoga, but the Red Army hadn't actually crossed the border except in two localities at Kuokkala and Salmi. DBTL 16B: Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • The only armies we had across the river from Shlisselburg were remnants of the Karelian force, some underarmed People's Volunteers. THE BRONZE HORSEMAN
  • Käkisalmi, also known as Kexholm, turned out to be at the mouth of the Vuoksen River, where it flowed into Lake Ladoga on the Karelian Isthmus, not far from the old Swedish city of Viborg. Red Wolf
  • In the south, the Soviets face widespread rebellion in the Ukraine, while in the north the Finns push forward into the Karelian ASSR. DBTL 19A: Testvér a Testvérért
  • Wood initially founded Karelia, which is named after a musical suite by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, after the dot-com bust at the beginning of the decade. E-Commerce Times
  • Since 1990, ethnically distinct Russian provinces from Karelia to Tyva had been declaring themselves sovereign states; adopting constitutions, flags, and national anthems; asserting the supremacy of their local laws; and claiming natural resources on their territory. The Return
  • Thus the late-night patrols with his two Karelian dogs, Stryker and Rooster, who are trained to chase bears up trees where they can then be tranquilized or exterminated. Near Lake Tahoe There's a Bear So Tough, Bullets Bounce Off His Head
  • The early illusion of our beautiful slander took place, down in the Karelian pine needles, neither watched nor remarked upon by the passing animals, cryptic time, or police surveillance; back in the city, watching an arrest sidled me with fear. Soviet
  • Käkisalmi, also known as Kexholm, turned out to be at the mouth of the Vuoksen River, where it flowed into Lake Ladoga on the Karelian Isthmus, not far from the old Swedish city of Viborg. Red Wolf
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