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  • n. Plural form of North Korean.

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Examples

  • And when we called the North Koreans on it, it led to a disintegration of the relationship which ended up with the departure of North Korea from the nuclear nonproliferation treaty and now apparently a nuclear weapons test.

    CNN Transcript Oct 9, 2006

  • Panetta's characterization of the North as a serious threat was a bit less forceful than earlier in the week, when he called the North Koreans "reckless."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • "I can image heads flying if the 'Dear Leader' finds out the satellite didn't fly into orbit," he said, referring to the name North Koreans are obliged to use when speaking of Kim Jong Il, North Korea's reclusive leader.

    The Seattle Times

  • "I can imagine heads flying if the 'Dear Leader' finds out the satellite didn't fly into orbit," he said, referring to the name North Koreans are obliged to use when speaking of Kim Jong-il, North Korea's reclusive leader.

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • The “Dear Leader” reference there, Guv, is to the name North Koreans are obliged to use when speaking of Kim Jong-il, North Korea’s, well -- governor.

    Sarah Smile

  • RICHARDSON: Well, again with the North Koreans having their own unique negotiating style, the big card for Kim Jong-Il and the North Koreans is their nuclear weapons.

    CNN Transcript Nov 19, 2009

  • NSC ASIA AFFAIRS ADVISOR: The technology that's used to launch a satellite for the North Koreans is the same technology that they would use to launch a ballistic missile.

    CNN Transcript Apr 5, 2009

  • JAMES AUER, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY: The only ones that really have significant influence over the North Koreans are the Chinese.

    CNN Transcript Feb 10, 2007

  • He called the North Koreans and convened a dinner at the Outback Steak House on East 56th and Third Avenue in Manhattan.

    The Axis of Hackensack

  • China is caught in the bind between the North Koreans, which is China's traditional ally, China's also neighbor and a main supplier of food, oil and other economic aid.

    CNN Transcript Jul 5, 2006

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