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Tiananmen Square

[tyahn-ahn-men] /ˈtyɑnˈɑnˈmɛn/
a large plaza in central Beijing, China: noted especially as the site of major student demonstrations in 1989 suppressed by the government. Unabridged
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Tiananmen Square [(tyahn-ahn-men)]

Location in Beijing of prodemocracy demonstrations that were brutally suppressed in 1989 by troops loyal to the communist regime of the People's Republic of China.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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