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Pyong·yang(pyŭng′yäng′, -yăng′, pyông′-)
The capital and largest city of North Korea, in the southwest-central part of the country. It was an important cultural center and Chinese colony after 108 bc, later fell to the Japanese, and became capital of North Korea in 1948.
(Placename) the capital of North Korea, in the southwest on the Taedong River: industrial centre; university (1946). Pop: 3 284 000 (2005 est)
Pyong•yang(ˈpyʌŋˈyɑŋ, -ˈyæŋ, ˈpyɒŋ-)
the capital of North Korea, in the SW part. 2,639,448.
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|Noun||1.||Pyongyang - capital of North Korea and an industrial center; "Pyongyang is Korea's oldest city but little of its history has been preserved"|