South Korea
geographical name — see Korea 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • South Korea — see KOREA …   English World dictionary

  • South Korea — ROK redirects here. For other uses, see ROK (disambiguation). Republic of Korea 대한민국 大韓民國 Daehanminguk …   Wikipedia

  • South Korea — noun a republic in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948 • Syn: ↑Republic of Korea • Derivationally related forms: ↑South Korean • Members of this Region: ↑Inchon • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • South Korea — South′ Kore′a n. geg a country in E Asia: formed 1948 after the division of the former country of Korea at 38° N. 46,884,800; 38,327 sq. mi. (99,263 sq. km) Cap.: Seoul Compare Korea . Official name, Republic of Korea. South′ Kore′an, n. adj …   From formal English to slang

  • South Korea — South Korean. a country in E Asia: formed 1948 after the division of the former country of Korea at 38° N. 45,948,811; 36,600 sq. mi. (94,795 sq. km). Cap.: Seoul. Cf. Korea. Official name, Republic of Korea. * * * …   Universalium

  • South Korea — South Ko|re|a a country in East Asia, officially called the Republic of Korea. Population: 47,904,000 (2001). Capital: Seoul. →↑Korea →↑North Korea …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • South Korea — /saʊθ kəˈriə/ (say sowth kuh reeuh) noun a republic in north eastern Asia, occupying the southern part of the Korean peninsula; established in 1948; separated from North Korea by a UN supervised demilitarised zone established at the end of the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • South Korea — noun A country in East Asia, comprising the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. Official name: Republic of Korea …   Wiktionary

  • South Korea — See Korea …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • South Korea — country in eastern Asia …   English contemporary dictionary

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