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also In·chon  (ĭn′chŏn′, -chŭn′)
A city of northwest South Korea on an inlet of the Yellow Sea southwest of Seoul. It was opened to foreign trade in 1883.
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Noun1.Incheon - a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow SeaIncheon - 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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Banks and hotels appeared and an expatriates' social club, the Jemulpo Club, was built.
"Eto, tandaan nyo, sinabi ko 'to (Remember I told you this)," Pingris told journalists at the sidelines of Jemulpo High School, where Gilas Pilipinas practiced for Thursday's preliminary round match against Asian champion Iran.
Incheon, South Korea -- Gilas coach Chot Reyes was shooting balls from the free throw line while his players were limbering up prior to the start of their practice Wednesday at the Jemulpo High School, about an hour away from the Athletes Village.
It was the landscape of Jemulpo [the harbor of Korea from where they left for Yucatan] he thought that he had already forgotten a long time ago" (11).
In the late 1880s, the Chinese community in Jemulpo (modern Incheon) was fairly large and well developed.
At masipag naman," said Pingris in a talk with sportswriters before the start of practice Wednesday at the Jemulpo High School.
In the 1880s, Jemulpo (part of modern Incheon) was a thriving port bustling with merchants, a few curious tourists from steamships and large numbers of sailors from foreign warships which visited frequently.
In the early 1890s, a Western merchant in Jemulpo challenged a coolie to demonstrate his strength by carrying a 250-kilogram bale of cloth a kilometer up a couple of steep hills.