Definition of Korean Peninsula

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Dae-han-min-gook, Han-gook, Korea
Geographical relationships: Chino-japanese War, Sino-japanese War, Korean War
Specialized synonyms: Chosen
Terms within: D.p.r.k., Democratic People's Republic Of Korea, Dprk, North Korea, Republic Of Korea, South Korea
Group relationships: Asia
Generic synonyms: Peninsula
Derivative terms: Korean



Definition of Korean Peninsula

1. Proper noun. A peninsula in eastern Asia containing North Korea and South Korea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Korean Peninsula

Koran
Koranic
Korans
Korat
Korbut
Korchnoi
Korda
Kordofan
Kordofanian
Kore
Korea
Korea Bay
Korea Strait
Korean
Korean English
Korean Peninsula (current term)
Korean Sign Language
Korean Strait
Korean War
Korean haemorrhagic fever
Korean lespedeza
Korean wave
Korean waves
Koreanness
Koreans
Koreas
Koreish
Koreshian

Literary usage of Korean Peninsula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Two Thousand Questions and Answers about the War: A Catechism of the Methods by The Review of reviews (1918)
"It is very much farther north, and the two places are separated by the Korean Peninsula and a whole lot of coast-line on both sides of the Peninsula. ..."

2. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"2.4 Co-operation within the Korean Peninsula Co-operation within the Korean Peninsula has centred on economic issues. Co-operation on the environment has ..."

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