Definition of Pekin

1. Proper noun. (obsolete form of Peking) ¹



2. Noun. A type of patterned silk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pekin

1. a silk fabric [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pekin

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pejorism
pejorist
pekan
pekans
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pelagianism

Literary usage of Pekin

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1. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"In Article 17 of said Agreements it was stated that the Pekin Syndicate on notifying the Governor of the ... In June 1902 the Pekin Syndicate began to open ..."

2. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1907)
"The Boxers, probably with the connivance of the faction in power at the Chinese court, attacked the legations at Pekin in June, the German minister being ..."

3. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"In Article 17 of said Agreements it was stated that the Pekin Syndicate on ... In June 1902 the Pekin Syndicate began to open coal mines in Siu Wu Hsien of ..."

4. The History of England During the Reign of Victoria (1837-1907) by Sidney Low, Lloyd Charles Sanders (1907)
"The Boxers, probably with the connivance of the faction in power at the Chinese court, attacked the legations at Pekin in June, the German minister being ..."

5. China and the Allies by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1901)
"CHAPTER XI Pekin-Tientsin railway destroyed — Foresight of French and Russian Ministers—Their guards on their way to PekinPekin in extreme danger—Imperial ..."

6. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1901)
"THE deep shadow of apprehension with regard to events in Pekin which rested over England and Europe up to the prorogation of the British Parliament was ..."

7. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1867)
"Notes of a Journey to the North-west of Pekin. By JONES LAMPREY, Esq., MD, FRGS THE northern provinces of China were not open to English travelle-s until ..."

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