Beijing

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geographical name Bei·jing \ˈbā-ˈjiŋ, ÷-ˈzhiŋ\
variants: or

Peking

\ˈpē-ˈkiŋ, ˈpā-\play or formerly

Peiping

\ˈpā-ˈping, ˈbā-\play

Definition of Beijing

  1. municipality constituting a special administrative unit in northeastern China and serving as the national capital population 10,819,407

Beijinger

play \-ˈjiŋ-ər\ noun

BEIJING Defined for English Language Learners

Beijing

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geographical name Bei·jing \ˈbā-ˈjiŋ, ÷-ˈzhiŋ\

Definition of Beijing for English Language Learners

  • : city in China



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