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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for Peking

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

See Beijing.

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