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Pyong·yang(pyŭng′yäng′, -yăng′, pyông′-)
The capital and largest city of North Korea, in the southwest-central part of the country. It was an important cultural center and Chinese colony after 108 bc, later fell to the Japanese, and became capital of North Korea in 1948.
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(Placename) the capital of North Korea, in the southwest on the Taedong River: industrial centre; university (1946). Pop: 3 284 000 (2005 est)
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Pyong•yang(ˈpyʌŋˈyɑŋ, -ˈyæŋ, ˈpyɒŋ-)
the capital of North Korea, in the SW part. 2,639,448.
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|Noun||1.||Pyongyang - capital of North Korea and an industrial center; "Pyongyang is Korea's oldest city but little of its history has been preserved"|
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