Goryeo
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Place Name GORYEO
TYPE: Region
USAGE: Korean
OTHER SCRIPTS: 고려 (Korean Hangul)
Meaning & History
Possibly means "walled city" or "center" in Korean. This was the name of a kingdom which ruled most of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is based on it.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Korea (Dutch), Korea (English), Corée (French), Korea (German), Corea (Italian), Corea (Late Roman), Corea (Spanish)