Tiananmen Square


Tiananmen Square
a) A large plaza in Beijing, China.
b) A protest event held in the square on June 4, 1989.

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  • Tiananmen Square — [tyen′ə mən, tyənə mən] large public square in Beijing, China: site of pro democracy demonstrations (1989) leading to violent government suppression …   English World dictionary

  • Tiananmen Square — For the 1989 protests, see Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square as seen from the Tian an Gate Chinese name …   Wikipedia

  • Tiananmen Square — (guangchang) Across the more than 440,000 square metres (100 acres) of cement expanse and among the monumental edifices of Chinese socialist neuesattlichkeit, hundreds of tourists and city residents saunter; three wheeled bicycle pedlars hawk… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • Tiananmen Square — /tyahn ahn men / a large plaza in central Beijing, China: noted esp. as the site of major student demonstrations in 1989 suppressed by the government. Also, Tienanmen Square. * * * One of the largest public squares in the world, originally… …   Universalium

  • Tiananmen Square — Ansicht vom Tor des himmlischen Friedens Der Platz (vor dem Tor) des himmlischen Friedens oder auch Tian anmen Platz (chin. 天安門廣場 / 天安门广场, Tiān ānmén Guǎngchǎng) ist ein Platz im Zentrum von Peking (Volksrepublik China). Er wird mit seinen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tiananmen Square — Tian′an•men Square′ [[t]ˈtyɑn ɑnˌmɛn[/t]] also Tienanmen Square n. geg a large plaza in Beijing, China …   From formal English to slang

  • Tiananmen Square — /tiˈanənmən ˌskwɛə/ (say tee ahnuhnmuhn .skwair) noun a major public square in Beijing, adjacent to the Forbidden City; a traditional site for festivals, rallies and demonstrations; in 1989 scene of a pro democracy demonstration led by students,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tiananmen Square — /tyahn ahn men / a large plaza in central Beijing, China: noted esp. as the site of major student demonstrations in 1989 suppressed by the government. Also, Tienanmen Square …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tiananmen Square —  , Beijing …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 — Tiananmen Square as seen from the Tiananmen Gate in 2004. The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, also known as the June Fourth Incident in Chinese[1] (in part to avoid confusion with two prior Tiananmen Square protests), were a series o …   Wikipedia


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