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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.
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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.
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s and DaimlerChrysler AG's joint venture to build commercial vehicle engines took another major step forward today as the two partners broke ground for the construction of their new engine plant located in Hyundai Motor's Chonju Commercial Vehicle Plant.
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