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Ko·re·a

 (kə-rē′ə, kô-, kō-)
A peninsula and former country of eastern Asia between the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan. Site of an ancient civilization dating to the 12th century bc, the peninsula was united as a kingdom in the 7th century ad and despite a Mongol invasion (13th century) remained unified until the Japanese occupation of 1910 to 1945. After World War II the Soviet- and US-occupied territories formed separate republics, and a North Korean invasion of the south led to the Korean War (1950-1953). The peninsula is now divided between North Korea and South Korea.
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Korea

(kəˈriːə)
n
(Placename) a former country in E Asia, now divided into two separate countries, North Korea and South Korea. Korea occupied the peninsula between the Sea of Japan (East Sea) and the Yellow Sea: an isolated vassal of Manchu China for three centuries until the opening of ports to Japanese trade in 1876; gained independence in 1895; annexed to Japan in 1910 and divided in 1945 into two occupation zones (Russian in the north, American in the south), which became North Korea and South Korea in 1948. Japanese name (1910–45): Chosen See North Korea, South Korea
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Ko•re•a

(kəˈri ə)

n.
1. a former country in E Asia, on a peninsula SE of Manchuria and between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea: a kingdom prior to 1910; under Japanese rule 1910–45.
2. Democratic People's Republic of, official name of North Korea.
3. Republic of, official name of South Korea.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Korea - an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of JapanKorea - 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
Chino-Japanese War, Sino-Japanese War - a war between China and Japan (1894 and 1895) over the control of the Korean Peninsula; China was overwhelmingly defeated at Port Arthur
Korean 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
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
Republic of Korea, South Korea - a republic in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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Translations
Korea
Korea
Korea
Koreja
Korea
朝鮮朝鮮半島韓国北朝鮮
한국
Coreea
Korea
ประเทศเกาหลี
Hàn Quốcnước Triều Tiên

Korea

[kəˈrɪə] NCorea f
North/South KoreaCorea f del Norte/Sur
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Korea

[kəˈrɪə] nCorée f
in Korea → en Corée North Korea
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Korea

nKorea nt
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Korea

[kəˈrɪə] nCorea
North/South Korea → Corea del Nord/del Sud
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Korea

كُورْيَا Korea Korea Korea Κορέα Corea Korea Corée Koreja Corea 朝鮮 한국 Korea Korea Korea Coreia Корея Korea ประเทศเกาหลี Kore nước Triều Tiên 韩国
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Summary: Koria (Chhattisgarh) [India], Aug 6 (ANI): The transgender community in Koria district of Chhattisgarh celebrated here on Monday after the central government passed a resolution to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution.
Elle a ete accompagnee des familles de quatre filles (Koria, Nadjiba, Darya, Hyeiba) parmi les cinquante rassemblees dans le cadre de la campagne [beaucoup moins que]Freedomistheir right [beaucoup moins que] (la liberte est leur droit[beaucoup plus grand que].
Koria, "Delivery of growth factors for tissue regeneration and wound healing," BioDrugs, vol.
Judges picked Jaipur's cuisine out from hundreds of entries, and Firuz said the family's background in the restaurant industry combined with dishes including the special lamb naga koria and the murg sabsi khana, helped the restaurant stand out from the crowd The trophy will now take pride of place in the takeaway.
Love Alfie Jones David Happy Fathers day from your 3 amazing kids David, James, Kelly and your daughter in law Kate X KITE BRIAN BEST DAD, AND GRANDAD EVER LOVE FROM JACQ DAVE ABBIE DARREN Koria Babu Best wishes to a special Dad!
Jaipur's menu is based on Bangladeshi cuisine and the takeaway's head chef Faisal Ahmed has been on a number of trips to scout out spices and recipes resulting in a number of 'south style' dishes - some hot, such as the special lamb naga koria, some not so hot, like the murg sabsi khana - which is smooth and rich due to the honey it's cooked in.
Love from John and Gemma xx Kieran Roche Happy Fathers Day to the best daddy in the world, we love you so much, from Elsie & Gracie xXx Knight Keith Happy Father's Day to my hero, a dad and grandad that is one in a million xx Jackie, Brad & Abs Koria Babu Dad have a super day!
Anyhow the leaders like Iqbal Khan of Panjtar, Jamsher Khan of Koria, Nasar Khan and Sajjad Khan of Sora and Kowga, Moeen Bacha and Syed Fakhar Jehan Bacha of Rega, Iqbal Hussain of Anghapor, Amirul Aman of Kapani, Bakhrad Khan of Amnawar, Haroon and Syed Ekhtyar, Haji Sadiqullah of Pacha and Riaz Khan of Malakpur are making hectic efforts for winning the party in the elections.
Ahsan Iqbal said Japan, South Koria, Malaysia, India, China, Turkey and Singapore made progress through political stability, continuation of economic/development policies, and investment in social development, education, science and technology, besides using professionals and technocrats as a tool to achieve development and not indulged into any conflict or war.
Rajesh Koria, 36, added: "I had a really good time walking with my family."
"On Friday 7 February, our forces managed to liberate Koria Labn and Osman Dima areas," said a short statement released by SLA-MM military spokesperson Adam Saleh Abakar extended to Sudan Tribune on Saturday.