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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Seoul, capital of South Koreanoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Seoulnoun

    Capital of South Korea.

  2. Etymology: From 서울.

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  1. Seoul

    Seoul (; Korean: [sʰʌul] (listen); lit. 'Capital'), officially known as the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. According to the 2020 census, Seoul has a population of 9.9 million people, and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area with the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. Considered to be a global city and rated as an Alpha – City by Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC), Seoul was the world's fourth largest metropolitan economy in 2014, following Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. Seoul was rated Asia's most livable city with the second highest quality of life globally by Arcadis in 2015, with a GDP per capita (PPP) of around $40,000. With major technology hubs centered in Gangnam and Digital Media City, the Seoul Capital Area is home to the headquarters of 15 Fortune Global 500 companies, including Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. Ranked seventh in the Global Power City Index and Global Financial Centres Index, the metropolis exerts a major influence in global affairs as one of the five leading hosts of global conferences. Seoul has hosted the 1986 Asian Games, 1988 Summer Olympics, and the 2010 G20 Seoul summit. Seoul was the capital of various Korean states, including Baekje, Joseon, the Korean Empire, Goryeo (as a secondary capital), and presently South Korea. It is strategically located along the Han River. Seoul's history stretches back over two thousand years, when it was founded in 18 BC by the people of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. The city was later designated the capital of Korea under the Joseon dynasty. Seoul is surrounded by a mountainous and hilly landscape, with Bukhan Mountain located on the northern edge of the city. The Seoul Capital Area contains five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine, Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. More recently, Seoul has been a major site of modern architectural construction – major modern landmarks include the N Seoul Tower, the 63 Building, the Lotte World Tower, the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Lotte World, Trade Tower, COEX, IFC Seoul, and the Parc1. Seoul was named the 2010 World Design Capital. It is the birthplace of K-pop and the Korean wave, as it is the heart of Korean culture and massive medias, entertainment firms, and broadcasters.

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  1. seoul

    Seoul is the capital and largest city of South Korea, located in the northwest part of the country along the Han River. Known for its modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways, historic landmarks and pop culture, Seoul is a major global city and leading international finance, business, technology, and cultural hub. Its metropolitan area is one of the most populous in the world.

Wikidata

  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.

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  1. loues

  2. louse

  3. oules

  4. ousel

  5. soule

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  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. 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.

  2. Jung Eun-kyeong:

    We are seeing an average of 4,700 new cases in the Seoul metropolitan area, which is significantly higher than the maximum 3,600 level the hospital system could manage.

  3. Kim Dong Yon:

    There are thousands of pro-Park people who gather in Seoul every Saturday and marching to ‘Free the Innocent Park.’ These people are the conservatives of Korea who are anti-North Korea and anti-China, but pro-U.S., pro-Trump and pro-strong national security, this base is not only for Park Geun-hye, but the base to sustain the legacy of strong democracy and preserve the strong South Korea-U.S. alliance.

  4. Former CIA analyst Bruce Klingner:

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

  5. South Korean Foreign Ministry:

    The decision also leaves Moon Jae-in isolated ahead of Moon Jae-in planned trip to Pyongyang next month. Both Seoul's approach on economic and threat reduction and the South Korean Foreign Ministry nuclear talks would benefit from being integrated.

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