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  • n. A person from North Korea or of North Korean descent.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to North Korea, the North Korean people or the North Korean language.

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

  • n. a Korean from North Korea
  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of North Korea or its people or their culture


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  • But in the immediate future, it's the North Korean peninsula, North Asia, and tensions in North Asia itself that we are primarily concerned about.

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  • One of our listeners is in North Korea, and if we tell the Japanese, they will understand we have a good North Korean earhole.

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  • I was also struck by the comment of General Leon LaPorte, the four-star USFK commander, in reaction to a possible North Korean attack: “We will kick his ass.”

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  • For distinguishing himself by meritorious achievement in aerial flight as a pilot of a jet fighter in Fighter Squadron FIFTY ONE, attached to the U.S.S.ESSEX, in attacks on hostile North Korean and Chinese Communist forces.

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  • On April 14, 1969, a North Korean jet downed an EC-121 U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane about ninety miles off the coast.

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  • In all during this two-month period, the Screaming Eagles unloaded onto North Korean targets a total of 135,560 pounds of bombs, well over twice as much weight as the squadron had dropped in the previous two and a half months since first arriving in Korea.

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  • Videotapes of South Korean soap operas have since become so popular that North Korean state television has warned North Koreans not to adopt South Korean hairstyles.

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