Associations to the word «Korea»


KOREA, proper noun. An ancient country in East Asia. Since World War II, Korea has been divided into two sovereign states, commonly called South Korea and North Korea in the US, or Korea and North Korea in the UK.
KOREA, proper noun. An informal name for the Republic of Korea (South Korea) or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).
KOREA, proper noun. Informal term for the Korean Peninsula
KOREA STRAIT, proper noun. A strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan.

Dictionary definition

KOREA, noun. An Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook.

Wise words

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