Associations to the word «Peking»

Wiktionary

PEKING, proper noun. Alternative term for Beijing
PEKING, adjective. Of or related to Beijing
PEKING DUCK, noun. A dish consisting of roasted duck skin, small pancakes, and hoisin sauce and other condiments.
PEKING MAN, noun. A long extinct hominid who lived in prehistoric China
PEKING OPERA, noun. (music genre) A form of traditional Chinese theatre which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance and acrobatics.
PEKING ROBIN, noun. Alternative form of Peking robin
PEKING ROBINS, noun. Plural of Peking robin
PEKING WILLOW, noun. A species of willow (Salix babylonica) with pendulous branches, native to China.

Dictionary definition

PEKING, noun. Capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city.

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