Definition of the 38th Parallel?

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The 38th Parallel was a boundary line that separated North Korea and South Korea. It is at Latitude line 38° North. North Korea was backed by communists, whereas South Korea was anti-communist.
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38th par·al·lel
[thur-tee-eytth par-uh-lel, par-uh-luhl, thur-tee-eyth]
NOUN
1.
the line of latitude 38 degrees North (38° N), in East Asia, which roughly marks the border between North Korea and South Korea: set by the U.S. in 1945 as a military boundary, three years before these countries were officially established.
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