Definition of Beijing in English:

Beijing

(also Peking)

proper noun

  • The capital of China, in the north-east of the country; population 8,580,400 (est. 2006). Beijing became the country's capital in 1421, at the start of the Ming period, and survived as the capital of the Republic of China after the revolution of 1912.

    Peking

Pronunciation:

Beijing

/beɪˈdʒɪŋ/