Cheonan

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Cheonan

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Chonan

(chôn`än`), city (1995 pop. 330,509), South Chungcheong prov., W South Korea. It is a railroad hub and a mining and agricultural center. Nearby are the Seongbul and Hyeonchung temples, as well as many hot springs.
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was captured with his unit by North Korean forces on July 8, 1950, at Ch'onan, south of Seoul.
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