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 (yä′lo͞o′) or Ya·lu·ji·ang (-jyäng′)
A river, about 800 km (500 mi) long, forming most of the North Korea-China border. In 1950, Chinese troops crossed the river to meet oncoming United Nations-sponsored forces, thus entering the Korean War.


(Placename) a river in E Asia, rising in N North Korea and flowing southwest to Korea Bay, forming a large part of the border between North Korea and NE China. Length: 806 km (501 miles)


(ˈyɑ lu)

a river in E Asia, forming part of the boundary between Manchuria and North Korea and flowing SW to the Yellow Sea. 300 mi. (483 km) long.
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Noun1.Yalu - river in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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
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