• (America) IPA: /kəˈɹi.ə/, [kʰɵˈɹi.ə]
  • (British) IPA: /kəˈɹiːə/, [kʰɵˈɹiːə]
Proper noun
  1. An ancient country in East Asia. Since World War II, Korea has been divided into two sovereign states, commonly called South Korea and North Korea in the US, or Korea and North Korea in the UK.
  2. An informal name for the Republic of Korea (South Korea) or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).
  3. Informal term for the Korean Peninsula

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