Definitions

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  • proper n. A large city in South Korea. It is the second largest city and the largest port city in Korea. It is also well known for its beaches and port.

Etymologies

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From Korean 부산 (Busan).

Examples

  • We went to Beomeosa, which is this huge complex of Buddhist temples about an hour away in Busan, and as in Nagasaki were regaled for the entire drive by a chipper female tour guide.

    April 20th, 2007

  • Interesting personal note about Kim Tai-shik's DRIVING WITH MY WIFE'S LOVER, after watching it in Busan, I found myself noticing those huge red stamps outside stamp shops along the street.

    GreenCine Daily: Park City Dispatch. 8.

  • There was one time while I was visiting a beach in Busan when I ran into a group of kids who were able to maintain a conversation with me for about 45 minutes.

    Morning Musume English Lessons

  • Among the things Grady Hendrix learned at the Asian Film Market in Busan: "Horror sells" and "Cluelessness is pandemic."

    GreenCine Daily: Fests and events, 10/24.

  • (more on the fish market) (The International Market, land of knock-offs) (Busan is just like New York City) 6: 04 pm

    April 20th, 2007

  • ;)) Actually, this hit was from someone coming across my story about my visiting Texas Street (located in Busan, South Korea).

    What People Want

  • The average temperatures in southern regional cities such as Busan and Daegu were the highest ever recorded.

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  • Although cherry blossoms have already bloomed in southern areas such as Busan, look out for various festivals starting early to mid April.

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  • Distribution was still in a rather primitive state, as there were no multiplexes and no companies handling nationwide distribution †"after or sometimes along with the film's theater run in Seoul, producers would negotiate with local and regional distributors for screenings in other big markets, such as Busan, Daegu, Gwangju and Daejeon.

    Twitch

  • By September, the remaining South Korean and American troops occupied only a small area around the city of Busan in the southeast corner of the peninsula.

    The Forgotten Wars | Heretical Ideas Magazine

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