Definition of Peiping
1. Noun. Capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
Terms within: Forbidden City
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peiping
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Peiping (current term)
Literary usage of Peiping
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Law Applied to the Russo-Japanese War: With the Decisions of by Sakuyé Takahashi (1908)
"In the case of the capture of the Chinese steamship Peiping and her cargo, ... The steamship Peiping and all the goods as mentioned in the accompanying list ..."
2. Last Chance in Manchuria: The Diary of Chang Kia-Ngau by Kia-ngau Chang, Donald G. Gillin, Ramon Hawley Myers (1989)
"I told him that I intended to go to Peiping and from there to Nanking. ... At 9:oo AM, together with Ching-ku0, I left for Peiping by army plane. ..."
3. Assessing the Soviet Threat: The Early Cold War Years edited by Woodrow J. Kuhns (1999)
"Panikkar adds that the impression in Peiping is that the Chinese Communist representatives due soon at the UN will be agreeable to settling the Korean ..."
4. Guide to Primary Western-Language Sources for Asian Studies in the Stanford by Ramon Hawley Myers (1986)
"Memoranda du gouvernement chinois presentes a la Commission d "Etudes de la Societe des Nations. Nanking et Peiping, avril-aout 1932. i up VQU .^n •"? ..."
5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"In Monumenta serica, vol. 12, 1947, p. 97-126. Peiping, China, 1947. ... Peiping, 1944. On Biblical names, Jewish surnames, clan names and personal names. ..."
6. The Chinese at the Negotiating Table: Style and Characteristics by Alfred D. Wilhelm, Jr. (1995)
"Thus for the Communists to acquiesce in the use of the Nationalist term 'Peiping' would deny their own legitimacy. (Dulles) expressed surprise that nobody ..."