North Korea


North Korea
/nɔθ kəˈriə/ (say nawth kuh'reeuh)

noun
a republic in north-eastern Asia, occupying the northern part of the Korean peninsula, bordered by China and South Korea; a socialist republic since 1948. 120 538 km2. Language: Korean. Currency: North Korean won. Capital: Pyongyang.
Official name, Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Korean, Choson. See Korea. –North Korean, noun, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.