- Older Spelling. Beijing.
Examples from the Web for peking
Yiyi Chen, the Director of the Institute for Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Peking University, is not convinced.China’s Kaifeng Jews Rediscover Their Heritage
January 3, 2014
We love cold sesame noodles, and Peking Duck, burritos and fajitas—even fish tacos are now a comfort food.A 'True Prep' Primer
September 6, 2010
Imperial Kitchen, a restaurant in Hong Kong, makes my favorite version: smoked Peking duck with camphor wood spices.
Peking duck transports me back to Hong Kong every time I make it, eat it, or smell it.
My first memories of Peking duck are at age 14 when I washed woks at a Peking duck restaurant in my hometown of Hong Kong.
I can take some of your chickens to sell in Peking at the same time.The Little Girl Lost
The elephants of Rangoon are as fascinating as the camels of Peking.Where Half The World Is Waking Up
My starting-point was Peking, and my direction due north-west.From Pole to Pole
Sven Anders Hedin
Manchu, the language of the conquerors, is still kept alive at Peking.The Civilization Of China
Herbert A. Giles
On my return from Peking I inquired of one of your father's servants about his daughter.
- the former English name of Beijing
Word Origin and History for peking
former transliteration of what is now (in the pinyin system) called Beijing. In the Wade-Giles system it was Peiping; this form Peking pre-dates Wade-Giles and was formed by the old British-run, Hong Kong-based Chinese postal system.