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Hojang

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Hangul  호장
Revised Romanization  hojang
Hanja  戶長
McCune–Reischauer  hojang

The hojang was a local official of low rank during the Goryeo and Joseon periods of Korean history. His role was similar to that of a village headman.

The hojang was responsible for maintaining various local records, including the slave rolls and the gijeok register of working kisaeng.

References

Hojang Wikipedia


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