Karava (Sinhala: කරාවා, romanized: Karāvā) also Karave, Kara and Kaurawa is a Sinhalese caste from Sri Lanka. The Tamil equivalent is Karaiyar. They are traditionally coastal people occupied in seafaring, fishing and naval warfare. They have in recent times given great importance to trade and commerce. The elite families are involved in the estate-owning sector, chiefly in coconut and rubber.

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  • Karava (Sinhala: කරාවා, romanized: Karāvā) also Karave, Kara and Kaurawa is a Sinhalese caste from Sri Lanka. The Tamil equivalent is Karaiyar. They are traditionally coastal people occupied in seafaring, fishing and naval warfare. They have in recent times given great importance to trade and commerce. The elite families are involved in the estate-owning sector, chiefly in coconut and rubber. (en)
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  • Karava (Sinhala: කරාවා, romanized: Karāvā) also Karave, Kara and Kaurawa is a Sinhalese caste from Sri Lanka. The Tamil equivalent is Karaiyar. They are traditionally coastal people occupied in seafaring, fishing and naval warfare. They have in recent times given great importance to trade and commerce. The elite families are involved in the estate-owning sector, chiefly in coconut and rubber. (en)
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  • Karava of Sri Lanka (en)
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