noun 1. Elia /ɪˈlaɪə, ˈilyə/ [ih-lahy-uh, eel-yuh] Show IPA , 1909–2003,
U.S. film and stage director and novelist, born in Turkey.
a city in and capital of the Tatar Autonomous Republic in the SE Russian Federation in Europe, near the Volga River.
a river in S Nunavut, Canada, flowing N and NE to Baker Lake. 455 miles (732 km) long.