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 — 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

  • North Korea — See Korea …   Webster's Gazetteer

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