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[Korean che-mool-paw] /Korean ˈtʃɛ mulˈpɔ/
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  • Japanese steamers ply on the Han between Chemulpo and Seoul.

  • They stormed the gates and retreated to the seaport of Chemulpo.

  • From Chefoo to Chemulpo the distance is about four hundred miles.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • It was then with some such feelings as these that I landed at Chemulpo.

    Corea or Cho-sen A (Arnold) Henry Savage-Landor
  • When I visited Chemulpo there were actually three European hotels there.

    Corea or Cho-sen A (Arnold) Henry Savage-Landor
  • I should not be at all surprised if his vessel were to be found in Chemulpo harbour within the next few days.

    A Chinese Command Harry Collingwood
  • The charg d'affaires made his way to Chemulpo and once more Japan was obliged to demand reparation from Korea.

    Japan Various
  • A few years ago a railroad was built from Seoul thirty-five miles west to Chemulpo, the nearest seaport.

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan
  • The duty remained, however, of hoisting the boat and resuming the course to Chemulpo.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • Chemulpo, a town on the W. coast of Corea; a thriving town since it became a treaty-port in 1883.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
British Dictionary definitions for Chemulpo


a former name of Inchon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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