Seoul

noun
the capital of South Korea and the largest city of Asia; located in northwestern South Korea
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital
Part Holonyms: ↑South Korea, ↑Republic of Korea

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\\ˈsōl sometimes ˈsül or ˈsəu̇l or seˈül\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: from Seoul, So. Korea
: of or from Seoul, the capital of So. Korea : of the kind or style prevalent in Seoul

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/sohl, soohl, say"ool/; Kor. /syue"ool/, n.
a city in and the capital of South Korea, in the W part. 6,889,470.

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[sōl]
the capital of South Korea, located in the northwestern part of the country, on the Han River; pop. 10,628,000. It was the capital of the Korean Yi dynasty from the late 14th century until 1910, when Korea was annexed by the Japanese. Extensively developed under Japanese rule, it became the capital of South Korea after the partition of 1945

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