Peking

[ pee-king, pey-; Chinese bey-jing ]

noun
  1. Older Spelling. Beijing.

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British Dictionary definitions for Peking

Peking

/ (ˈpiːˈkɪŋ) /


noun
  1. 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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