Yalu River

Definitions of Yalu River
  1. noun
    river in eastern Asia; rises in North Korea and flows southwest to Korea Bay (forming part of the border between North Korea and China)
    synonyms: Yalu
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    example of:
    river
    a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
  2. noun
    a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back
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    pitched battle
    a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
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