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  • proper n. an ancient name for Beijing

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From Pinyin transliteration Yānjīng of Mandarin Chinese 燕京, composed of (Yān, the name of one of the powers of the Warring States Period during the Zhou Dynasty) and (jīng, "capital"). (Wiktionary)

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