a country in East Asia, west of Japan and east of China, which is officially called the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Population: 22,466,481 (2003). Capital: Pyongyang. North Korea was formed in 1945 when Korea was divided into two countries (North and South Korea) by the US and the former Soviet Union.
—North Koreannoun, adjective
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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