Beijing

geographical name
Bei·​jing | \ ˈbā-ˈjiŋ How to pronounce Beijing (audio) , nonstandard -ˈzhiŋ \
variants: or Peking \ ˈpē-​ˈkiŋ How to pronounce Beijing (audio) , ˈpā-​ \ or formerly Peiping \ ˈpā-​ˈping How to pronounce Beijing (audio) , ˈbā-​ \

Definition of Beijing

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

Other Words from Beijing

Beijinger \ ˈbā-​ˈjiŋ-​ər How to pronounce Beijing (audio) \ noun

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“Beijing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Beijing. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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