counterdemonstration counterdemonstration

Definition(s):

  • (n) a demonstration held in opposition to another demonstration

Usage(s):

  1. When Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, director of national radio and television, called for a counterdemonstration, 100,000 people flooded into the spring sunshine, half of them in chadors.
  2. At the other end of the town Communists staged a counterdemonstration.
  3. The next day, in a counterdemonstration, more than 200,000 supporters of Khomeini marched in the streets of the capital.
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