geographical name

Bei·​jing ˈbā-ˈjiŋ How to pronounce Beijing (audio)
 nonstandard  -ˈzhiŋ
variants or Peking or formerly Peiping
municipality constituting a special administrative unit in northeastern China and serving as the national capital population 10,819,407
Beijinger noun

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“Beijing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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