ALL meanings of seoul

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  • noun seoul a country in E Asia: formed 1948 after the division of the former country of Korea at 38° N. 36,600 sq. mi. (94,795 sq. km). Capital: Seoul. Compare Korea. 1
  • noun seoul the capital of South Korea, in the west on the Han River: capital of Korea from 1392 to 1910, then seat of the Japanese administration until 1945; became capital of South Korea in 1948; cultural and educational centre. Pop: 9 592 000 (2005 est) 0
  • noun seoul capital of South Korea, in the NW part: pop. 10,321,000 0
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