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South Korea

South Korea

A country of eastern Asia at the southern end of the Korean peninsula. Korea was divided into a northern Soviet zone and a southern American zone after World War II, and Soviet resistance to reunification led to the establishment in 1948 of two separate countries, with the Korean War (1950-1953) leaving the peninsula divided along much the same line as before. Ruled until 1993 by a series of authoritarian military leaders, South Korea developed a prosperous economy on the strength of trade ties with Japan and the United States. Seoul is the capital and the largest city.

South Korean adj. & n.

South Korean

adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to South Korea or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to South Korea or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of South Korea
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.South Korean - a Korean from South KoreaSouth Korean - a Korean from South Korea    
Korean - a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language
Adj.1.South Korean - of or relating to or characteristic of South Korea or its people
Translations
SüdkoreanersüdkoreanischSüdkoreanerinRepublik Korea
suðurkóreskurSuður-KóreubúiSuður-Kóreumaður
sørkoreansørkoreanersørkoreansk

South Korean

[ˈsaʊθkəˈrɪən]
A. ADJsurcoreano
B. Nsurcoreano/a m/f
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