Korean War

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Korean War

n.
A conflict that lasted from 1950 to 1953 between North Korea, aided by China, and South Korea, aided by United Nations forces consisting primarily of US troops.
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Korean War

n
(Historical Terms) the war (1950–53) fought between North Korea, aided by Communist China, and South Korea, supported by the US and other members of the UN
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Kore′an War′


n.
the war (1950–53) between North Korea, aided by Communist China, and South Korea, aided by the U.S. and other United Nations members forming an armed force.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Korean War - a war between North and South KoreaKorean War - a war between North and South Korea; South Korea was aided by the United States and other members of the United Nations; 1950-1953
Inchon - a battle in the Korean War (1950); United States forces landed at Inchon
Yalu River - a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back
Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-Gook, Korea, Korean Peninsula - an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook
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Mr Kim called on the military to train hard in order "to tear to pieces the Stars and Stripes", in comments made while opening a new hall at the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum in Pyongyang, KCNA said.
I caught our tour guides in countless lies ranging from freedom of religion to the causes of the Korean War, which is known as the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War.
The streets in the capital have been filled with brightly colored signboards claiming "victory" in what the North calls "the Fatherland Liberation War" against the U.S.-led U.N.