[Korean che-mool-paw]

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chemulpo

Historical Examples of chemulpo

  • The "Variag" was isolated at Chemulpo, the port of Seoul, doing duty that might have been left to a gunboat.

    Famous Sea Fights

    John Richard Hale

  • 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

  • Never heard of again—after being spoken in the Yellow Sea about three days from Chemulpo.

    Ravensdene Court

    J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher

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



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

    The North Pacific

    Willis Boyd Allen

British Dictionary definitions for chemulpo



a former name of Inchon
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