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Pe'king' man'

the skeletal remains of Homo erectus, formerly classified as Sinanthropus pekinensis, found at Zhoukoudian, near Peking, China, in the late 1930s and early 1940s and subsequently lost during World War II.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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