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  • A city of southeast South Korea north-northwest of Busan. It is an industrial and commercial center.

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  • proper noun a large city in South Korea.

Etymologies

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From Korean 대구 (Daegu).

Examples

  • Bee farmer Ahn Sang-kyu covers himself with bees yesterday in Daegu, south of Seoul, to mark a new underground railway in the town.

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  • Bee farmer Ahn Sang-kyu covers himself with bees yesterday in Daegu, south of Seoul, to mark a new underground railway in the town.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • The world and Olympic champion won the 100 meters at meet in Daegu, South Korea, posting a 10.26 in a strong headwind to edge teammate Leonard Scott.

    USATODAY.com - Athlete of the Week makes name for herself

  • "We believe in Daegu it will be again a very high number," he said.

    USATODAY.com - Security an important part of Cup preparations

  • We're here in the city of Daegu, which is still in a shock of disbelief and grieving over the people that have died in the early morning subway incident.

    CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2003

  • Bolt became an even larger favorite to defend his title in Daegu this weekend when fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell withdrew from the marquee event with a groin injury.

    The Seattle Times

  • Bolt became an even bigger favorite to defend his title in Daegu, South Korea, this weekend when fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell withdrew from the marquee event with a groin injury.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Bolt became an even bigger favorite to defend his title in Daegu, South Korea, this weekend when fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell withdrew from the marquee event with a groin injury.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Bolt won three gold medals in grand style at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and three more at the 2009 world championships in Berlin and plans to chase three more here at the world championships that begin Saturday in the much more obscure city of Daegu, which is only the fourth most populous city in South Korea but whose representatives offered financial guarantees that were reassuring to the sport's governing body.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Bolt became an even larger favorite to defend his title in Daegu this weekend when fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell withdrew from the marquee event with a groin injury.

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