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A city of southern North Korea near the South Korean border. It is intersected by the 38th parallel and changed hands several times during the Korean War.


(Placename) a city in SW North Korea: former capital of Korea (938–1392). Pop: 621 000 (2005 est)
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Kangje ch'olgo eso ui chugogwon poho ml wihan ippopchok kaeson panghyang" [Legislation Recommendation for the Protection of Housing Rights in Cases of Forced Eviction].
The talks, which lasted two days and were held in the border town of Kaeson in North Korea, ended Saturday night with no agreements.
Unlike his little sister, Kaeson Smith immediately found a new helmet that fit perfectly.