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

  • A city of southeast South Korea north-northwest of Pusan. It is an industrial and commercial center. Population: 2,460,000.

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  • proper n. Alternative form of Daegu.

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  • n. a city in southeastern South Korea


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  • Having just completed an audacious leap from aircraft into the jaws of death, five hundred feet above Munsan-ni, against a numerically superior and fanatical force, we were ready to return to K-2 Airstrip at Taegu.

    Lafayette Keaton

  • February 28, 1951 the entire 187th ARCT closed in at our rear assembly area at K-2 airstrip near Taegu, South Korea.

    Lafayette Keaton

  • That afternoon, Ridgway landed at Taegu, and in the weeks following came a transformation no one had thought possible.

    Truman Fires MacArthur

  • Poetic Obituaries: [Mary] Ruth [Allen] won a number of honors in the military, including one in Taegu, Korea, where she was named one of the top soldiers in the U.S. military's administrative field.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • A cry for help by telephone from a woman trapped in a subway car in Taegu, South Korea, where more than 120 people died from an arson attack.


  • "We presume the cause of death was heart failure stemming from exhaustion," a Taegu provincial police official said by telephone.

    Man Dies After 50 Hours of Computer Games

  • The 28-year-old man, identified only by his family name Lee, had been playing on-line battle simulation games at the cybercafe in the southeastern city of Taegu, police said.

    Man Dies After 50 Hours of Computer Games

  • I met him ten years ago when I came to Korea for the first time and taught English at Kyungbook National University, Taegu.

    Meeting Min Young Bin and Professor Shin Il Chul

  • We've got a Korean guy, 28 years old by the name of Lee in the South Korean town of Taegu, who died, by the way, after 48 straight hours of playing Starcraft video game.

    CNN Transcript Aug 20, 2005

  • His father was a merchant who was able to send his son to the Japanese medical school in Taegu, in the southeast, where he boarded with a rich family that not only had many servants, but treated them in a high-handed manner that scandalized K.C.

    Koreans in Indiana « Far Outliers


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