Hamhung

[ hahm-hoo ng ]
/ ˈhɑmˈhʊŋ /

noun

a city in central North Korea.

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British Dictionary definitions for hamhung

Hamhung

Hamheung

/ (ˈhɑːmˈhʊŋ) /

noun

an industrial city in central North Korea: commercial and governmental centre of NE Korea during the Yi dynasty (1392–1910). Pop: 753 000 (2005 est)
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