Yalu River


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Noun1.Yalu River - 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
2.Yalu River - a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back
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
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China and North Korea opened a new border crossing over the Yalu River in April.
over 60 members of the Yi family rode on 10 horse-driven carriages across the Yalu River, heading for Jilin Province in northeastern China.
President Donald Trump was shrouded in mystery until a green train with yellow horizontal stripes was spotted crossing the Yalu river into China on Saturday evening.
Under cover of darkness, a full three-division army, numbering more than 100,000 troops, surreptitiously crossed the Yalu River into North Korea and caught allied forces completely by surprise.
When General Douglas MacArthur reached the Yalu river, alarm bells rang in Beijing at a hostile army at the doorstep of the Peoples Republic of China.
Chinas troops, who formed a major part of the communist force from late 1950, took part as Chinese People's Volunteers, a status adopted on crossing the Yalu River into Korea.
Reports from Seoul say Beijing has begun allowing extensive underground trade by Chinese merchants in Dandong, the border city on the Yalu River.
For China the North has been a buffer heavily paid for in blood during the Korean War: sending over a million volunteers with 180,000 killed when American-led UN troops pushed almost to the Yalu river border with China.
For China, the North has been a buffer heavily paid for in blood during the Korean War: sending over a million volunteers with 180,000 killed when America-led UN troops pushed almost to the Yalu River border with China.
China, though, is more fearful of regime collapse - with a reunified Korea extending US influence up to the Chinese border [the Yalu river of the Korean War infamy] - than it is unnerved by the nukes.
The final volume in the Holland Family trilogy takes place in 1952, as the Korean War sees Chinese troops cross the Yalu River. But this is the story of Aaron Holland Broussard, a teenage high-schooler, as he faces his time, environment and human emotions.
Truman's widespread support for crossing the thirty-eighth parallel faded when Chinese troops crossed the Yalu River into North Korea, pushing MacArthur's forces back to South Korea.