Pe·​king·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌpē(ˌ)kiŋˈäləjē \
plural -es

Definition of Pekingology

: the study of the policies and practices of Communist China

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Pekingologist \ -​jə̇st \ noun, plural -s

First Known Use of Pekingology

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pekingology

Peking, capital of Communist China + -ology (as in Kremlinology)

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“Pekingology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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