North Korea
geographical name — see KoreaNorth Korean adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • North Korea — North Ko|re|a a country in East Asia, west of Japan and east of China, which is officially called the Democratic People s Republic of Korea. Population: 21,968,000 (2001). Capital: Pyongyang. North Korea was formed in 1945 when Korea was divided… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • North Korea — see KOREA …   English World dictionary

  • North Korea — Democratic People s Republic of Korea 조선민주주의인민공화국 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國 Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk[1] …   Wikipedia

  • north\ korea — 1. (north korea) (990↑, 106↓) A secretive country where religion and free speech are opressed and the people live in abject poverty. Also willing to develop WMDs. My dad got arrested in North Korea 37 years ago and now weighs 12 kilograms with a… …   Urban English dictionary

  • North Korea — Corée du Nord 조선민주주의인민공화국 (ko) Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk (ko) République populaire démocrat …   Wikipédia en Français

  • North Korea — noun a communist country in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948 • Syn: ↑Democratic People s Republic of Korea, ↑D.P.R.K., ↑DPRK • Derivationally related forms: ↑North Korean • Members of this Region: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • North Korea — North′ Kore′a n. geg a country in E Asia: formed 1948 after the division of the former country of Korea at 38° N. 21,386,109; 50,000 sq. mi. (129,500 sq. km) Cap.: Pyongyang Compare Korea Official name, Democratic People s Republic of Korea.… …   From formal English to slang

  • North Korea — North Korean. a country in E Asia: formed 1948 after the division of the former country of Korea at 38° N. 24,317,004; 50,000 sq. mi. (129,500 sq. km). Cap.: Pyongyang. Cf. Korea. Official name, Democratic People s Republic of Korea. * * * …   Universalium

  • North Korea — /nɔθ kəˈriə/ (say nawth kuh reeuh) noun a republic in north eastern Asia, occupying the northern part of the Korean peninsula, bordered by China and South Korea; a socialist republic since 1948. 120 538 km2. Language: Korean. Currency: North… …   Australian English dictionary

  • North Korea — noun Country in East Asia whose territory consists of the northern part of Korea. Official name: Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea …   Wiktionary

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