Tiananmen Square


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Tian·an·men Square

 (tyän′än′mĕn′)
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.

Tian′an•men Square′

(ˈtyɑn ɑnˌmɛn)

also Tienanmen Square


n.
a large plaza in Beijing, China.
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by Agence France-PresseA Beijing citizen stands in front of tanks on the Avenue of Eternal Peace in this June 5, 1989 file photo during the crushing of the Tiananmen Square uprising.
1989: Tiananmen Square Protests: Around 100,000 students gathered in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to commemorate Chinese reform leader Hu Yaobang.
China will release the last known prisoner held in connection with the 1989 Tiananmen Square uprising from prison Saturday.
TOKYO -- This month, 27 years after the student protests at Tiananmen Square in China, commemorative meetings took place in Japan.
The People's Republic of China commemorates today its founding in 1949 at Tiananmen Square.
The symbols of peace were released at sunrise in Beijing's symbolic heart of Tiananmen Square in a ceremony for the Oct.
Vietnam news media shocked readers by covering the anniversary of China's 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and deploring the harsh crackdown on protesters.
In 1989, he had performed to the song for protesting students in Tiananmen Square, who took it as an unofficial anthem of the 1989 pro-democracy protests, but China's Communist party soon ordered the military to end the demonstrations which led to the death of many.
In mid-May, they began peacefully protesting in Tiananmen Square in China's capital of Beijing.
TOKYO, Dec 16 (KUNA) -- Sixteen people, including two police officers, were killed in a violent clash in northwest China's Muslim-majority Xinjiang region less than two months after an attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, state media reported Monday.
A Filipino doctor called on the government to facilitate the return to the Philippines the body of a Filipina doctor who died during an apparent terror attack at Tiananmen Square on Monday.
NNA - Chinese state media say three people have died after a vehicle crashed in Tiananmen Square in the capital, Beijing.