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 (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.


(ˈpjɒŋˈjæŋ) or


(Placename) the capital of North Korea, in the southwest on the Taedong River: industrial centre; university (1946). Pop: 3 284 000 (2005 est)


(ˈpyʌŋˈyɑŋ, -ˈyæŋ, ˈpyɒŋ-)

the capital of North Korea, in the SW part. 2,639,448.
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Noun1.Pyongyang - capital of North Korea and an industrial center; "Pyongyang is Korea's oldest city but little of its history has been preserved"
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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Ralph Hamers (CEO of ING Group), Patrick Flynn (CFO of ING Group), Wilfred Nagel (CRO of ING Group), Heijo Hauser and Hans Schoen have become members of the Supervisory Board of NN Group.
The Americans first attacked Kimpo and then Heijo airfields, destroying nineteen enemy planes.
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Estas lutas, segundo Nakayama, originaram a filosofia heijo shin koro michi que dita uma atitude em todo momento da vida equivalente a do momento da morte.
View [of] the wild soy bean plants growing along road side on [the] outskirts of Heijo.