a large square in central Cairo, in Egypt. The name, meaning ‘liberation’, was used informally after the 1919 revolution and then officially after the 1952 revolution. Scene of mass demonstrations in 2011 against the government of president Hosni Mubarak.
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How to use Tahrir Square in a sentence
An enormous protest was planned in Tahrir Square after noon prayers, as part of what would later be known as the Friday of Rage.War Nostalgia Is Leading Veterans to Places Like Syria. One Went Missing There. | Elliot Ackerman | May 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When the protests in Tahrir Square erupted on January 25th, 2011, I flew to Cairo as quickly as I could.How Jehane Noujaim Made The Year’s Most Dangerous Documentary ‘The Square’ | Andrew Romano | February 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I grew up about 10 minutes away from Tahrir Square and my family lives in Cairo.How Jehane Noujaim Made The Year’s Most Dangerous Documentary ‘The Square’ | Andrew Romano | February 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They also gathered in Tahrir Square, with state television broadcasting while foreign journalists were largely denied access.In Deeply Polarized Egypt, Revolution's Social Justice Slogans are Seldom Heard | Jesse Rosenfeld | October 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ramadan Fares, 63, has been selling newspapers and magazines on Tahrir Square for five decades.