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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a city in southeastern South Korea on the Korean Strait; the chief port and second largest city

Merriam Webster's

or Busan geographical name city & port SE South Korea on Korea Strait population 3,825,000

Britannica Concise

City (pop.,
1995: 3,814,000) and port, S. Korea, at the SE tip of the Korean Peninsula. Pusan was opened to Japanese trade in 1876 and to general foreign trade in 1883. It developed into a major port (called Fusan) under Japanese rule 1910-45. It served as the country's temporary capital during the Korean War. It is the nation's largest port and second-largest city. Administratively it has the status of a special city equal to that of a province. Industries include shipbuilding and manufacturing. Hot springs are located in the NE suburbs.



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