Korea: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ku-rē'u, kô-, kō-), [key]
- a former country in E Asia, on a peninsula SE of Manchuria and between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea: a kingdom prior to 1910; under Japanese rule 1910–45; now divided at 38° N into North Korea and South Korea. Cf. Korean War.
- official name of
- official name ofCf. North Korea, South Korea.
- korea (Thesaurus)