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Noun: Yalu River
  1. River in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)
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  2. A battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back

Type of: pitched battle, river

Part of: D.P.R.K., Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK, Korean War, North Korea

Encyclopedia: Yalu River