What does Seoul mean?

Definitions for Seoul
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Seoul, capital of South Korea(noun)

    the capital of South Korea and the largest city of Asia; located in northwestern South Korea

Wiktionary

  1. Seoul(ProperNoun)

    Capital of South Korea.

  2. Origin: From 서울.

Freebase

  1. Seoul

    Seoul, officially the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. A megacity with a population of more than 10 million, it is the largest city proper in the OECD developed world. The Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province, is the world's second largest metropolitan area with over 25.6 million people, home to over half of South Koreans along with 632,000 international residents. Situated on the Han River, Seoul's history stretches back more than 2,000 years when it was founded in 18 BC by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty and the Korean Empire. The Seoul metropolitan area contains four UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. Seoul is surrounded by mountains, the tallest being Mt. Bukhan, the world's most visited national park. Modern landmarks holding Guinness World Records include Lotte World, the world's largest indoor theme park, Moonlight Rainbow Fountain, the world's longest bridge fountain and Times Square's CGV Starium, the world's largest cinema screen. The birthplace of K-pop and the Korean Wave, Seoul was voted the world's most wanted travel destination by Chinese, Japanese and Thai tourists for a third consecutive year in 2011 with over 10 million international visitors in 2012.

Anagrams for Seoul »

  1. loues, louse, oules, ousel, soule

How to pronounce Seoul?

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How to say Seoul in sign language?

  1. seoul

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seoul in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Seoul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Seoul in a Sentence

  1. Former CIA analyst Bruce Klingner:

    Without moving a single soldier in its million-man army, the North could launch a devastating attack on Seoul.

  2. South Korean lawmakers:

    Thae Yong-ho, Pyongyang's former deputy envoy to the United Kingdom who defected in 2016, said Italy Wednesday at a press conference in Seoul. Read More.

  3. Kim Shin-je:

    People in Seoul ask me how I live here, if the North Koreans are going to hit anything, it's gonna be Seoul, not here. If the North really does attack, we'll probably all die.

  4. Sean Lim:

    Park is filing for injunction in Eastern Seoul district court today right after the briefing, this is to prepare for the situation where the KOC refuses to comply with the CAS decision.

  5. Timothy Phillips:

    Who controls, not only North Korea's nuclear weapons, but their robust chemical and biological weapons, and all those missiles, and all their artillery that's pointed at Seoul? What do you do with all that if the regime collapses?

Images & Illustrations of Seoul

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