Definition of Beijing in US English:

Beijing

proper noun

  • The capital of China, in the northeast 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.

    Also called (especially formerly) Peking

Pronunciation

Beijing

/ˌbeɪˈdʒɪŋ//ˌbāˈjiNG/