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  • proper n. a large city in South Korea.


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  • GWANGJU -- The five members of the international University Sports Federation, or FISU, on an inspection visit to Gwangju, expressed on Monday its satisfaction with the efforts the city has made to win the hosting rights to the 2015 Universiade.


  • GWANGJU - The international University Sports Federation (FISU) evaluation committee attended a presentation by the city government and visited sports arenas in Gwangju and its nearby cities on Tuesday.


  • The city of Gwangju, which is being inspected by the FISU for the second time since last year, arranged a chartered flight from Incheon to Gwangju International Airport.


  • "'Bunwon,' or a branch, of the Joseon palace's ceramic kiln was located in Gwangju, which is why the place became so famous for royal ceramics," explained Suh.


  • One was meant to replace an airport in the city of Gwangju, but the city refused to shut down the existing airport.

    Korean President Shoots Down Airport Plan

  • Reuters Rescue workers and residents escape floodwaters after a river burst its banks following heavy rains in Gwangju, southeast of Seoul, on Wednesday.

    Rains Pummel South Korea, Killing 38

  • Yonhap/Reuters A rescue helicopter carried residents from an isolated house after a river overflowed its banks in Gwangju, southeast of Seoul.

    Deadly Rains in South Korea

  • Associated Press Residents evacuated a flooded area in Gwangju.

    Deadly Rains in South Korea

  • A player from Gwangju is also accused of accepting bribes, while a member of the Pohang Steelers allegedly bet on the result of games after learning the match was rigged.

    South Korean Footballers Charged in Bribery Scandal

  • A few months back, the Korean art biennale in Gwangju announced the selection of six female curators from all over Asia Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, Bombay, Iraq, and Jakarta to lead the 2012 biennale.

    Chauncey Zalkin: A Better Way To Represent Women


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