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It has been tentatively linked with the title khan used by the nomads of Manchuria and Central Asia.
In North Korea, China, Japan, Vietnam, and Chinese and Vietnamese-speaking areas, Korea as a whole is referred to as "[land of the] Morning Calm").
The first 200 years of Joseon were marked by relative peace.
During this period, the Korean alphabet was created by Sejong the Great in the 15th century and there was increasing influence of Confucianism.
"Great Joseon" was the name of the kingdom ruled by the Joseon dynasty from 1393 until their declaration of the short-lived Great Korean Empire in 1897.
King Taejo had named them for the earlier , the Han dynasty defeated Gojoseon and installed four commanderies in the northern Korean peninsula.
With the fall of Gojoseon, southern Korea entered the Samhan period.
Located in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, Samhan refers to the three confederacies of Mahan, Jinhan, and Byeonhan. Byeonhan and Jinhan both consisted of twelve states, bringing a total of 78 states within the Samhan.
With expanding British and American trade following the opening of Korea in the late 19th century, the spelling "Korea" appeared and gradually grew in popularity; its use in transcribing East Asian languages avoids the issues caused by the separate hard and soft Cs existing in English vocabulary derived from the Romance languages.
The name Korea is now commonly used in English contexts by both North and South Korea.
In South Korea, Korea as a whole is referred to as or Gan) of a native Korean word that seems to have had the meaning "big" or "great", particularly in reference to leaders.
With involvement by foreign troops, the war ended in a stalemate in 1953, but without a formalized peace treaty.
This status contributes to the high tensions that continue to divide the peninsula.