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ˈpiˈkɪŋ, ˈpeɪ-Pek·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Beijing, Peking, Peiping, capital of Red China(noun)

    capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city


  1. Peking(ProperNoun)

    Alternate name for Beijing. (Sometimes historical)


  1. Peking

    The Peking is a steel-hulled four-masted barque. A so-called Flying P-Liner of the German company F. Laeisz, it was one of the last generation of windjammers used in the nitrate trade and wheat trade around the often treacherous Cape Horn.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. peking

    The capital of the Chinese empire, situated between the Pei-ho and Hoen-ho, 100 miles northwest from the mouth of the Pei-ho River. About 5 miles north from the city the famous Yuen-ming-yuen palaces are situated, which were sacked and destroyed by the allies in October, 1860; these were 30 in number. Here had been heaped up for centuries all the movable riches and presents of the emperors of China. At the approach of the allies Hien-fung fled in haste; and when Lord Elgin learned that it was in those grounds that the British and French prisoners, captured by treachery, had been tortured, he gave the order to sack and destroy this favorite residence of the emperor’s, as it could not fail to be a blow to his pride as well as his feelings; and it became a solemn act of retribution. Peking has thus been rendered memorable by this march of the British and French forces (1860) to the walls of the city, on which the British and French flags were raised. The provisions of the treaty of Tien-tsin (1858) were subsequently ratified and supplemented by the convention of Peking, which was signed in the English and French languages at Peking, October 24, 1860.

How to pronounce Peking?

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How to say Peking in sign language?

  1. peking


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peking in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Peking in a Sentence

  1. Peking University:

    In the May 4 era, the students' behavior resonated with the whole country, but today, not even Peking University students stand by( their activist classmates) -- so how can society be changed in this way ?

Images & Illustrations of Peking

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