[ kuh-ren ]
/ kəˈrɛn /

noun, plural Ka·rens, (especially collectively) Ka·ren.

a group of people of eastern and southern Burma (Myanmar).
one of these people.
the language of the Karen, a Tibeto-Burman language of the Sino-Tibetan family.


of or relating to the Karen people or their language.

Definition for karen (2 of 2)


or Kar·in

[ kar-uh n, kahr- ]
/ ˈkær ən, ˈkɑr- /


a female given name, form of Katherine.
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British Dictionary definitions for karen

/ (kəˈrɛn) /


plural -rens or -ren a member of a Thai people of Myanmar
the language of this people, probably related to Thai and belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family
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