noun (esp. in India)
Origin of maidan
Examples from the Web for maidan
Before the Maidan revolution, Russian political refugees living in Kiev were worried about their safety.
They met last winter during the revolution in Kiev and for months defended the Maidan square from police.Bitter Survivors and Caravans of Coffins from Ukraine’s “Eastern Boiler”|Anna Nemtsova|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
KIEV, Ukraine — The symbol of the Ukrainian revolution, the Maidan Square, is seething with bitterness and aggression these days.Kiev Set to Clean the Last “Occupy” Protestors Out of Maidan Square|Anna Nemtsova|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I was on the Maidan many times this year,” he declared proudly, making sure to lock into my eyes in the rearview mirror.For Ukrainians on Holiday, the Carpathians Are the New Crimea|Vijai Maheshwari|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Poroshenko may find his old friends on the Maidan difficult to deal with as well.
Thereupon the driver crossed, and then re-crossed, the Maidan from one side to the other, traversing the different roads.Stories from Tagore|Rabindranath Tagore
The Maidan was pretty—a pleasant plain of green grass, beautifully framed with distant jungle and mountains.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah|William G. Burn Murdoch
Mountains of earthen pots and firewood were stacked on the Maidan.The Hindoos as they Are|Shib Chunder Bose
She wished to appear so trustful of Edward that Maidan could not possibly have any suspicions.The Good Soldier|Ford Madox Ford
If you get out into the centre of the maidan you will understand why Calcutta is called the City of Palaces.From Sea to Sea|Rudyard Kipling