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Tiananmen Square


Here’s fifty cameras in Tiananmen Square."
Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  famous plaza used for public events near the center of Beijing, China
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Strongly Associated with:   Tiananmen Square Protests
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  • Here’s fifty cameras in Tiananmen Square."
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • It was the year of Tiananmen Square.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • As the bus pulled into Tiananmen Square, my heart leaped.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • In Trafalgar Square and Tiananmen Square and Times Square, they watched on giant screens.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian

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  • After we married, we moved to China, where seven months later we found ourselves standing on the edge of Tiananmen Square watching troops fire their automatic weapons at prodemocracy protesters.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Tiananmen Square was our great symbol of communism.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • I told him of the Great Wall, the Ming Tombs, the Forbidden City and of course glorious Tiananmen Square.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • My first lonely, day in Beijing, posing for one of our group photos in Tiananmen Square—I am in the front row, fourth from the right.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • in the spring of 1974, when I was thirteen, the Beijing Dance Academy was invited to go to Tiananmen Square to hear our beloved Chairman Mao speak.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • The bus journey to Tiananmen Square took us nearly an hour.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer

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  • Soon after that momentous visit to Tiananmen Square, we went on another trip, this time to an area on the outskirts of Beijing called Pingu.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • I wrote about seeing Chairman Mao’s compound, about Tiananmen Square and the Ming Tombs, about the beautiful jewelery I’d seen and how I wished I could take just one piece home to give to my niang.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Everyone was assigned a location—there was no seating, but packing millions of people into Tiananmen Square took time, so various groups were there to play music and entertain us.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Compared to Chairman Mao’s monument in Tiananmen Square, the White House seemed very simple indeed.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Tiananmen Square [7] , Gobi [6] , Great Wall [6] , The Yangtze [9] , Yellow River [9] , National Mall [8] , Red Square [8]
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