Yalu River

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Noun1.Yalu River - river in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
D.P.R.K., Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK, North Korea - a communist country in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
2.Yalu River - a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back
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
D.P.R.K., Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK, North Korea - a communist country in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
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Soviet forces disarmed perhaps as many as 2,000 soldiers from the Korean Volunteer Army after they crossed the Amnok (Yalu) River on the Chinese-Korean border, with most of this force returning to Manchuria (Suh 1975, 481; Suh 1988, 68-69; Lankov 2002a, 81; Minnich 2005, 27; Kim 2018,52).
It said the Pyongyang-Beijing friendship and brotherhood would last forever like the flow of the Amnok River, called the Yalu River in China, which runs along the western border of the two countries.
With the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950 and occupation by the Chinese army, the United Nations (UN) set up a UN line connecting Chongju in Pyeonganbuk-do and Heungnam in Hamgyeongnam-do, and proposed a ceasefire by setting up a buffer zone between the Amnok and Tumen rivers.
Because they are unable to cross the heavily militarized demarcation line in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), they usually cross the Amnok River or Yalu River into China and it takes a few months or even years of meandering through several bordering countries until they can finally settle in South Korea.
Flash floods destroyed thousands of homes across the impoverished country, and the Amnok River recorded its highest water level in 15 years, the Red Cross said.
For many, and especially for those who would later assume authority in North Korea, their escape route was across the Amnok River.
Amnok) and Tumen rivers as military administration units and set them in the Korean bureaucracy.
The Korean peninsula and China share a border along the Amnok River, where controversy surrounds the history of the Koguryo Dynasty (37 B.C.-A.D.