from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northwest South Korea on an inlet of the Yellow Sea southwest of Seoul. It was opened to foreign trade in 1883. Population: 2,530,000.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. The name of a town in Korea and of a battle in the Korean War (1950), in which United Nations forces made an amphibious landing at Inchon, a harbor on the west coast of Korea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a battle in the Korean War (1950); United States forces landed at Inchon
  • n. a port city in western South Korea on the Yellow Sea


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  • Behind those windows sat groups of Korean women in flimsy negligees, waiting for the foreign sailors who periodically invade this port known as Inchon on the western coast of Korea on the edge of the Yellow Sea.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • At one outpost called Inchon, a droning generator provides power for laptops loaded with movies and iPods, and just two lights - one for the Americans, the other for their Afghan counterparts. rss feed

  • The EO Smith High School Band remembered and honored our Korean War Veterans by playing "Inchon" at their fall 2009 band concert. - Photown News

  • Infantry Regiment when they landed at Inchon and rotated back to the United States about 1 August 1951.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • In 1982 Britain carried out one of the most ambitious amphibious operations since Inchon, sending 65 warships and 7,000 Royal Marines and soldiers to evict the Argentines from the Falkland Islands, one of its few remaining colonies.

    Britain Bows Out of the Security Game

  • Inchon, cutting off North Korean troops and recapturing

    Remains Returned List WWII

  • Korean conflict ... he received battle wounds at Inchon Valley.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Sam called Walter back to war where he would survive several more gruesome battles including the Inchon landings and the Choson Reservoir.

    Col Walter

  • 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.


  • (Soundbite of drums and cheering) GIFFORD: Today is the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Seoul from North Korean troops in the Korean War in 1950, after the Inchon Landings led by General Douglas MacArthur.

    North Korea's Historical Party Meeting Is Underway


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