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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Korea, Korean Peninsula, Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-Gook(noun)

    an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook


  1. Korean Peninsula(ProperNoun)

    A peninsula in eastern Asia containing North Korea and South Korea.


  1. Korean Peninsula

    The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula in East Asia. It extends southwards for about 684 miles from continental Asia into the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by the Sea of Japan to the east, and the Yellow Sea to the west, the Korea Strait connecting the first two bodies of water. Until the end of World War II, Korea was a single political entity whose territory roughly coincided with the Korean Peninsula. Since the Armistice Agreement ended the Korean War in 1953, the northern division of the peninsula has been governed by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, while the southern portion has been governed by the Republic of Korea. The northern boundaries for the Korean Peninsula are commonly taken to coincide with today's political borders between North Korea and its northern neighbors, China and Russia. These borders are formed naturally by the rivers Yalu/Amnok and Tumen/Tuman/Duman. Taking this definition, the Korean Peninsula has an area of 220,847 km². The peninsula is called Chosŏn Pando in North Korea and Han Bando in South Korea based on the respective names of the two countries. They both use "Korea" as part of their official English names, which is a name that comes from the Goryeo Dynasty or Koryŏ.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of korean peninsula in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of korean peninsula in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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