Jinhae or Chinhae jēn´hă´ [key], city (1993 pop. 125,997), South Gyeongsang (Kyongsang) prov., SE South Korea, on the Korea Strait. It is an important fishing port and naval base, with fertilizer and thermoplastic resin industries.

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