East Germany

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East Germany

Officially German Democratic Republic
A former country of northern Europe on the Baltic Sea. It was formed in 1949 from the zone of Germany occupied by Soviet troops after World War II. It was reunified with West Germany in 1990.

East German adj. & n.

East Germany

n
(Placename) a former republic in N central Europe: established in 1949 and declared a sovereign state by the Soviet Union in 1954; Communist regime replaced by a multiparty democracy in 1989; reunited with West Germany in 1990. Official name: German Democratic Republic, DDR (Abbreviation) or GDR (Abbreviation) See also Germany

East′ Ger′many


n.
a former country in central Europe, created in 1949 from the Soviet zone of occupied Germany established in 1945: reunited with West Germany in 1990. 16,340,000; 41,827 sq. mi. (108,333 sq. km). Cap.: East Berlin. Official name, German Democratic Republic.
Compare germany.
East′ Ger′man, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.East Germany - a republic in north central Europe on the BalticEast Germany - a republic in north central Europe on the Baltic; established by the Soviet Union in 1954; reunified with West Germany in 1990
East German - a native or inhabitant of the former republic of East Germany
Translations
Itä-Saksa
Allemagne de l'Est
東ドイツ
Oost-Duitsland

East Germany

(formerly) nAllemagne f de l'EstEast Timor nle Timor-OrientalEast Timorese
nTimorais(e) m/f de l'Est, Timorais(e) m/f oriental(e)
adjtimorais(e) m/f oriental(e)

East Germany

nla Germania dell'Est