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see KoreaKorea
, Korean Hanguk or Choson, region and historic country (85,049 sq mi/220,277 sq km), E Asia. A peninsula, 600 mi (966 km) long, Korea separates the Sea of Japan (called the East Sea by Koreans) on the east from the Yellow Sea (and Korea Bay [or West Korea
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Chosen

the official name for Korea as a Japanese province (1910--45)
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Tepus was chosen to go next and he fell into the same error with Will Scarlet.
The Seats of the Senators of the first Class shall be vacated at the expiration of the second Year, of the second Class at the expiration of the fourth Year, and of the third Class at the expiration of the sixth Year, so that one third may be chosen every second Year; and if vacancies happen by Resignation, or otherwise, during the recess of the Legislature of any State, the Executive thereof may make temporary Appointments until the next meeting of the Legislature, which shall then fill such Vacancies.
No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.
He shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years, and, together with the Vice President chosen for the same Term, be elected, as follows:
Of the initial 2,031 women enrolled, hysterectomy was chosen by 38%.
Instant noodle brand Lucky Me has remained the most chosen brand in the Philippines for the third straight year.
As years passed and bilateral ties between Seoul and Tokyo were forged, the Zainichi largely split into two groups depending on their historical backgrounds: permanent residents with South Korean nationality and a South Korean passport, and "Chosen-seki" (Korean domicile) or those who have chosen not to have nationality.
Purchase Award, chosen by RLC President Terry Wilkerson: "Mountains Painting" by Whitney Summers (Benton)
Sometimes people have made no explicit choice; they have not actively chosen anything.
This is the reason why a consultant who has studied in Traditional Feng Shui School are being chosen by many people.
(35) We can imagine a continuum of connections between the matter in question (for which an active choice is being required) and the specific good that has already been chosen. There would be a close connection if, for example, people were told that unless they indicated their preferences with respect to car insurance, they could not rent a car.
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