Panmunjom

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Panmunjom

  1. A tiny hamlet in Korea in the center of the demilitarized zone, the site of contact between the force of the South Korean Government and the North Korean Government, and between the United Nations Command and the North Korean and Chinese military commands.
    • The Armistice meetings held at Panmunjom from 1951 to 1953 resulted in the cessation of hostilities in the peninsula".

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  • The name literally means "Paper-document place" in Korean.