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Tiananmen Square

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An extensive open area in central Beijing, China, the world's largest public square. Adjacent to the Forbidden City, it has long been the site of festivals, rallies, and demonstrations. In 1989 Chinese troops fired on student demonstrators, killing an estimated 2,000 or more.

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  • proper noun A large plaza in Beijing, China.
  • proper noun A protest event held in the square on June 4, 1989.

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  • I had never heard the name Tiananmen Square, and neither had most of the world The square is huge.

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  • Much later, he defended China's military after it launched the June 1989 military operation against unarmed protesters in Beijing's main square, an action that became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Much later, he defended China's military after it launched the June 1989 military operation against unarmed protesters in Beijing's main square, an action that became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Much later, he defended China's military after it launched the June 1989 military operation against unarmed protesters in Beijing's main square, an action that became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Much later, he defended China's military after it launched the June 1989 military operation against unarmed protesters in Beijing's main square, an action that became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Much later, he defended China's military after it launched the June 1989 military operation against unarmed protesters in Beijing's main square, an action that became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Much later, he defended China's military after it launched the June 1989 military operation against unarmed protesters in Beijing's main square, an action that became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • Much later, he defended China's military after it launched the June 1989 military operation against unarmed protesters in Beijing's main square, an action that became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

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