Definitions

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  • noun a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea

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Examples

  • When London arrived in Chemulpo I did not recognize him.

    ARDENT HEART

  • At Chemulpo, only a few miles westward from the Korean capital of Seoul, London barely had time to recover from his ailments when he learned that the Russian advance had nearly reached Ping Yang (Pyongyang, capital of North Korea, today), nearly 200 miles to the north.

    JACK LONDON'S WAR

  • He traveled on to Nagasaki and Moji, on the Inland Sea opposite the Tsushima Strait, where he obtained passage on a steamer leaving February 1 for Chemulpo, Korea, staging area for the Japanese armies moving toward the Yalu and Manchurian border.

    JACK LONDON'S WAR

  • Robert Dunn, who became a fast friend of London's, had made his way to Chemulpo a few days earlier, and recorded his impressions of London's arrival: I did not recognize him.

    JACK LONDON'S WAR

  • Few, however, can surpass Jack London's open boat voyage on the Yellow Sea, from Mokpo to Chemulpo (Inchon of today) that winter of 1904.

    JACK LONDON'S WAR

  • From there, he had to sail the sea around the Korean peninsula in order to go from Fusan to Chemulpo.

    ARDENT HEART

  • Russian squadron at Chemulpo, attempting to secure a naval base on the southern coast of Korea.

    1900, Feb. 28, March 3

  • Then he traveled from Nagasaki to Moji searching for a steamer to Chemulpo.

    Jack London: A War Correspondent

  • Now Jack was mad and determined to get to Chemulpo.

    Jack London: A War Correspondent

  • The "Variag" was isolated at Chemulpo, the port of Seoul, doing duty that might have been left to a gunboat.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

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