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- South Korean adjective & n.
South Korea - Cultural Definition
- Supported by the United States, South Korea was created in 1948 after American and Soviet occupation zones established at the end of World War II had divided Korea into north and south.
- During the Korean War, noncommunist South Korea, aided by forces of the United Nations, and communist North Korea, aided by Chinese forces, fought from 1950 to 1953.
- During the 1980s, South Korea became a major industrial power in Asia.