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 (chôn′jo͞o′, chœn′-)
A city of southwest South Korea south of Seoul. It is a marketing center in a rice-growing region.
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(Placename) a city in SW South Korea: centre of large rice-growing region. Pop: 643 000 (2005 est)
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a city in SW South Korea. 563,406.
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The center of the Jeonju KCC had a big smile on his face and briefly knelt on the floor to give thanks to God after a new physical exam showed that he is 199.2cm, a permissible height to play next season.
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The Financial Services Commission (FSC), South Korea's financial regulator, has said that it has suspended the operations of four more savings banks - Busan-2 Savings Bank, Jungang Busan Savings Bank, Jeonju Savings Bank and Bohae Mutual Savings Bank - for six months due to their insufficient liquidity.
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