Soomin 珉珉
Difference of country's name Recently I am struggling with "the". What is difference between "Republic of Korea" and "The Republic of Korea"? I thought it should be either "Republic of Korea" or "the republic" But it seems "the Republic of Korea" is used a lot.
Nov 27, 2017 4:35 AM
Answers · 2
Geographical names with the words "Republic", "States" and "Kingdom" are used with "the", it's the rule.
November 27, 2017
With 'the' is correct. See http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/article4c.html for some rules. That was just the first google match I found. Notice that we also say 'The United States of America', and 'The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland'.
November 27, 2017
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