Inchon


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In·chon

 (ĭn′chŏn′, -chŭn′)

Inchon

(ˈɪnˈtʃɒn) or

Incheon

n
(Placename) a port in W South Korea, on the Yellow Sea: the chief port for Seoul: site of a major strategic amphibious assault by UN troops, liberating Seoul (Sept 15, 1950). Pop: 2 642 000 (2005 est). Former name: Chemulpo

In•chon

(ˈɪnˈtʃɒn)

n.
a seaport in W South Korea. 2,307,618. Formerly, Chemulpo.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Inchon - a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow SeaInchon - a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea
Republic of Korea, South Korea - a republic in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
2.Inchon - a battle in the Korean War (1950); United States forces landed at Inchon
Korean War - a war between North and South Korea; South Korea was aided by the United States and other members of the United Nations; 1950-1953
Republic of Korea, South Korea - a republic in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
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the Asia Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), the UN Office of Sustainable Development (UNOSD) in Inchon, South Korea, the Ring Alliance, the Sustainable Mekong Research Network, the Human Development Foundation of North America, and the Great Transition Initiative.
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