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Tiananmen Square Syllabification: Tian·an·men Square
Pronunciation: /tēˌenənˌmen ˈskwer/

Definition of Tiananmen Square in English:

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


Chinese, literally 'square of heavenly peace'.

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