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Hermit Kingdom

noun
1.
Korea during the period, c1637–c1876, when it was cut off from contact with all countries except China.
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  • The Hermit Kingdom of Korea has been roughly dragged out of obscurity.

    The Quiver, 1/1900 Anonymous

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