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Definition of the noun Beijing

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noun - plural: -

  1. capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city
    • examples: A serious epidemic has broken out in Beijing. | I went via Beijing of necessity because there wasn't a direct flight. | Beijing is the capital of China. | Because of heavy snow, the plane from Beijing arrived 20 minutes late. | The husband and the wife are visiting Beijing. | They live in a city close to Beijing. | Beijing is bigger than Rome. | Xiao Wang arrived in Beijing. | Hutongs are a type of narrow street, most commonly associated with Beijing, China. | In Beijing, hutongs are alleys formed by lines of siheyuans, the traditional courtyard residences.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Beijing: capital of Red China / Peiping / Peking
    • instance of: national capital = the capital city of a nation
    • part of: 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
    • part: Forbidden City = a walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China


"Beijing" is a 2009 documentary film directed by Sarah Morris.

Phrases with Beijing

  1. Beijing Opera
  2. beijing dialect

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Beijing

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Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

In addition to being the center of China's strong and highly centralized national government, Beijing is a significant cultural and educational center, the headquarters city for most of China's large state-owned companies, a major gateway to ...

Google previewMultiregional Economic Development in China (2015)

by Rongxing Guo, Hao Gui, Luc Changlei Guo

Beijing is a major transportation hub in the national highway, expressway, railway and high-speed rail network. Its Capital International Airport...

Google previewMegacity Mobility Culture (2013)

How Cities Move on in a Diverse World by BMW Group

Beijing is a dynamic city.

Google previewChina's Provinces in Reform (2002)

Class, Community and Political Culture by David Goodman

Beijing is a typical Chinese-style walled capital city. Backed against the Great Wall, it sits facing south - upright, solemn, quiet and stable. Shanghai is the exact opposite. It looks towards the east, facing the vast Pacific Ocean. And behind it is ...

Google previewThe Challenges of the US-Japan Military Arrangement (2015)

Competing Security Transitions in a Changing International Environment by Anthony DiFilippo

Of particular concern to Beijing is the more “offensive” looking military that Japan wants to develop, ...

Google previewRites of Realism (2003)

Essays on Corporeal Cinema by Ivone Margulies

"Beijing is a microcosm of China," so an up-to-date pocket travel book informs its readers and potential travelers. "It combines village and metropolis, Western- style modernization and Chinese tradition, new-fashioned pomp with old- fashioned ...

Google preview祖母家的屋子 (2007)

北京舊城的一次拜訪 by Douglas Keister

Beijing is a city with a long, rich, complex history. There is a special texture to Beijing. It's an intoxicating blend of old traditions, beautiful scenery, and stunning architecture. Beijing has surged forward into the twenty-first century with incredible ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of China (2013)

History and Culture by Dorothy Perkins

(Beijing Daxue or Peiching Tahsueh; byname Beida or Peita) Formerly known asPeking University;the most prestigious university in China. Located inthecapital cityof Beijing, the universitywasfounded in 1898 as Yanjing University and was ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement (2004)

by John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle

session in Moscow, the IOC members elected Beijing to be the host city for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008.

Google previewInternational Dictionary of University Histories (2013)

by Mary Elizabeth Devine, Carol Summerfield

Beijing University Boston University Brandeis University Brigham Young University. ing Beida the first Chinese university to appoint a woman to a professorship. In the same year, Beida was first in admitting women to a previously all-male ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Science and Technology in Modern China (2015)

by Lawrence R. Sullivan, Nancy Y. Liu

Beijing, July 2014. Seventh International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications (COCOA), Chengdu, December 2013 Sixth International Conference on ...

Google previewDictionary of the Politics of the People's Republic of China (2003)

by Colin Mackerras, Donald H. McMillen, Andrew Watson

Beijing Municipality PRC national capital and, as such, the focal point of its political life, Beijing first became China's national capital late in the thirteenth century and has remained so for most of the period since then, the most recent exception ...

Google previewClimate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science, Society, and Solutions [3 volumes] (2017)

by Bruce E. Johansen Ph.D.

using coal and close coal-burning power plants and other coal-fired facilities over the next six-and-a-half years” (“Beijing Bans” 2014). In many instances, coal will be replaced by natural gas, a cleaner-burning fossil fuel. Beijing still must tackle ...

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Quotes about Beijing

From Nanking to Beijing, buyers are never as smart as the sellers.
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Scrabble value of B3E1I1J8I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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