- nouncapital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city• Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital• Part Holonyms:• Part Meronyms: ↑Forbidden City
* * *\\ˈpā|piŋ, ˈbā|-\ adjectiveUsage: usually capitalizedEtymology: Peiping (name used by the Nationalist government of China) (from Chinese — Pek — Pe4 p'ing2, from pe4 north + p'ing2 peace), Peking (name used up to 1928 by the imperial and republican governments of China and since 1949 by the Communist government) (from Chinese — Pek — Pe4 ching1, from pe4 north + ching1 capital), city in northeast China that was the capital up to 1928 and has been the capital of the Communist government of China since 1949: peking
* * *Chin. /bay"ping"/, n.Wade-Giles. former name of Beijing.
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