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Tiananmen Square

Line breaks: Tian|an¦men Square
Pronunciation: /ˈtjɛnənmən
 
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Definition of Tiananmen Square in English:

A square in the centre of Beijing adjacent to the Forbidden City, the largest public open space in the world.

Origin

Chinese, literally 'square of heavenly peace'.

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