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a city in and the capital of the People's Republic of China, in the NE part, in central Hebei province. 7,000,000.Formerly (1928–49), Peiping.
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|Noun||1.||Peiping - capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city|
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Forbidden City - a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China
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