noun (often initial capital letter)
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Examples from the Web for pekin
I caused this to be published in the Chinese newspaper in Pekin.The Mandarin's Fan|Fergus Hume
In Paris, in London, in Pekin, how many provocatives to envy beset even the philosopher!The Galaxy, April, 1877|Various
And if we look at these through a magnifying glass, the effect will be somewhat similar to one's first impression of Pekin.
Father Ricci had a larger work in hand, and so he stopped at Pekin.
Mr. Webster fell chiefly to my share, and there is no merrier man than he; and Judge Story would enliven a dinner-table at Pekin.Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume I (of 2)|Harriet Martineau