Chemulpo


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Chemulpo:

see IncheonIncheon
or Inchon
, city (1995 pop. 2,307,618), Gyeonggi (Kyonggi) prov., NW South Korea, on the Yellow Sea (or West Sea). The country's second largest port, Incheon has an ice-free harbor (protected by a tidal basin) and is the port and commercial center for Seoul.
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, Korea.
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China was prepared to prevent their departure from Chemulpo and sent a fleet to stop them, but the attempt failed because the Chinese did not dare to tangle with an American warship.
In the 19th century, one of the main concerns for Westerners (as well as Koreans) traveling from Chemulpo (Incheon) to Seoul was arriving before the city gates closed for the evening.