Korean War


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Korean War

n.
A conflict that lasted from 1950 to 1953 between North Korea, aided by China, and South Korea, aided by United Nations forces consisting primarily of US troops.
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Korean War

n
(Historical Terms) the war (1950–53) fought between North Korea, aided by Communist China, and South Korea, supported by the US and other members of the UN
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Kore′an War′


n.
the war (1950–53) between North Korea, aided by Communist China, and South Korea, aided by the U.S. and other United Nations members forming an armed force.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Korean War - a war between North and South KoreaKorean War - a war between North and South Korea; South Korea was aided by the United States and other members of the United Nations; 1950-1953
Inchon - a battle in the Korean War (1950); United States forces landed at Inchon
Yalu River - a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back
Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-Gook, Korea, Korean Peninsula - an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook
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