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A city of southeast South Korea west of Busan. Its port was opened to foreign trade in 1899.
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(Placename) a port in SE South Korea, on an inlet of the Korea Strait: first opened to foreign trade in 1899. Pop: 428 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈmɑ sɑn)

a seaport in SE South Korea. 449,236.
Formerly, Ma•sam•po (məˈsɑm poʊ)
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