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Pyongyang Line breaks: Pyong|yang
Pronunciation: /pjɒŋˈjaŋ/

Definition of Pyongyang in English:

The capital of North Korea; population 3,255,400 (est. 2008). The oldest city on the Korean peninsula, it was first mentioned in records of 108 bc. It developed as an industrial city during the years of Japanese occupation, from 1910 to 1945.

Words that rhyme with Pyongyang

bang, Battambang, bhang, clang, Da Nang, dang, fang, gang, hang, harangue, kiang, Kuomintang, Kweiyang, Laing, Luang Prabang, meringue, Nanchang, Pahang, pang, parang, Penang, prang, rang, sang, satang, Shang, shebang, Shenyang, slambang, slang, spang, sprang, Sturm und Drang, tang, thang, trepang, twang, vang, whang, Xizang, yang, Zaozhuang

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