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Noun: North Korea  north kow'ree-u
  1. A communist country in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948
    - Democratic People's Republic of Korea, D.P.R.K., DPRK

Type of: Asian country, Asian nation

Part of: Asia, Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-Gook, Korea, Korean Peninsula

Encyclopedia: North Korea