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(Placename) a former name of Inchon
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a seaport in W South Korea. 2,307,618. Formerly, Chemulpo.
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Noun1.Chemulpo - a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow SeaChemulpo - 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
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In July 1895, after a hiatus of more than a decade, Korea began a domestic postal service between Seoul and Chemulpo (modern Incheon).
I might not be able to walk the twenty li into Chemulpo city [Incheon]
Stepping off the steamer at Chemulpo (modern-day Incheon) she found a port devoid of the Qing Chinese presence which had long directly overseen Korean affairs.