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Beijing

Syllabification: Bei·jing
Pronunciation: /ˌbāˈjiNG
 
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Definition of Beijing in English:

The capital of China, in the northeastern part of the country; population 8,580,400 (est. 2006). It 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.

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