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South Korea: see JeonjuJeonju
or Chonju
, city (1995 pop. 563,406), capital of North Jeolla (Cholla) prov., SW South Korea. It is a transportation, industrial, and agricultural center in the heart of the country's most densely populated and richest rice-growing area.
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a city in South Korea and capital of Cholla-pukdo (North Cholla Province). Population, 277,000 (1973). Chonju, a transportation junction, is linked by railroad with the ports of Kunsan on the Yellow Sea and Yosu on the Korea Strait. The city has enterprises of the food-processing (including rice-polishing), textile, wood-products, and paper industries.

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2) Department of Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Chonbuk National University, Chonju 561-756, Korea.
a) Laboratory of Cell Biology in Department of Orthodontics, Chonbuk National University, Chonju 561-756, Korea
Lee, an ASAE member, is a professor in the Bioresource Systems Engineering Division of Chonbuk National University College of Agriculture, Chonju, Korea.
En Chonju se puede estar seguro de atormentar los sentidos mientras disfruta de lo mejor de las tradiciones y el estilo de vida coreano.
Papco operates four modern newsprint mills in Shanghai in China, Singburi in Thailand, and at Chonju and Chongwon in South Korea.
The engines will use DaimlerChrysler technology and are to be produced starting in 2004 at Chonju, the site of a major Hyundai plant.
From the Departments of Pathology (Dr Moon), Radiology (Dr Chung), and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Dr Hong), Chonbuk National University Medical School, Institute for Medical Science, Chonju, Chonbuk, Korea.
The commercial-vehicle joint venture will take over Hyundai's Chonju plant for such vehicles.
I was a member of the 48th Military Government Company, 96th MG Group, stationed at Camp Kearns in Chonju in 1948.
Bishop Vincent Ri Byong-ho of Chonju, another Korean synod delegate, agreed that the priorities and the general atmosphere of the synod were appropriately reflected in the apostolic exhortation.
In Chonju, Korea, the author's husband initiated a nationwide parasite eradication program (1958-64) that contributed to the energy of the
each will hold a one-third stake in a new Singapore-based company that will own 100% of Hansol's Chonju mill in Korea (1.