Etymology
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Seoul

South Korean capital, from Korean soul, literally "capital." It was the national capital from 1392 until Japanese annexation in 1910.

updated on September 09, 2013

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Definitions of Seoul from WordNet

Seoul (n.)
the capital of South Korea and the largest city of Asia; located in northwestern South Korea;
Synonyms: capital of South Korea
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.