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Peking

[ pee-king, pey-; Chinese bey-jing ]
/ ˈpiˈkɪŋ, ˈpeɪ-; Chinese ˈbeɪˈdʒɪŋ /
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noun
Older Spelling. Beijing.
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British Dictionary definitions for Peking

Peking
/ (ˈpiːˈkɪŋ) /

noun
the former English name of Beijing
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Cultural definitions for Peking

Peking
[ (pee-king, pay-king) ]

See Beijing.

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