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  1. I(eoh) M(ing) [yoh ming] /yoʊ mɪŋ/, born 1917, U.S. architect, born in China.
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  1. Prince Edward Island.
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Examples from the Web for pei

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • I stumbled ashore at Tongku, a station up a way on the banks of the Pei Ho river.

  • When the bearer of the message had left, Confucius "took his harpsicord, and sang to it, in order that Pei might hear him."

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan

  • We were all to meet at the Pei Hei Gate at two o'clock, so we started early, for we had a long distance to travel.

    Peking Dust

    Ellen N. La Motte

British Dictionary definitions for pei


  1. I (eoh) M (ing). born 1917, US architect, born in China. His buildings include the E wing of the National Museum of Art, Washington DC (1978), a glass and steel pyramid at the Louvre, Paris (1989), and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, USA (1995)
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  1. Prince Edward Island
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