German Democratic Republic


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German Democratic Republic

German Democratic Republic

n
(Placename) (formerly) the official name of East Germany Abbreviations: GDR or DDR

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.
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Noun1.German Democratic Republic - a republic in north central Europe on the BalticGerman Democratic Republic - 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
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German Democratic Republic

German Democratic Republic

n (formerly) → Repubblica Democratica Tedesca
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Act of June 6, 1973, on the Treaty of December 21, 1972, Between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic on the Basis of Relations Between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic (providing in its Article 1 that "It]he [Basic] Treaty .
Prof Osmond then played a leading role as one of a small group of Englishspeaking scholars doing pioneering work on the German Democratic Republic (GDR) which was then a neglected area of modern German history.
As a boy growing up in the former German Democratic Republic it was traditional to be against the privileged Berlin and to cheer on their opponents.
Investigators discovered tens of thousands of sick citizens in the German Democratic Republic were unknowingly treated with unapproved medicines to see if they worked.
The Ikea Group has apologized for using forced labor in the former German Democratic Republic to manufacture certain products.
This relay record was one of the oldest in athletics history, the previous one having been set by the erstwhile German Democratic Republic ( GDR) quartet in Canberra, Australia, in 1985.
Born on July 17, 1954 in Hamburg, she grew up in a rural area north of Berlin in the then German Democratic Republic.
Ulbricht's purported justification was to protect the misnamed German Democratic Republic (GDR) from spies and saboteurs.
On June 15, 1961, Walter Ul-bricht, the communist ruler of East Germany (known officially as the German Democratic Republic) held a press conference in East Berlin to promote a cause he had long advocated: the signing of a treaty between the Soviet Union and Ulbricht's German Democratic Republic (GDR) so that the East German government would control all land and air routes to Berlin, which would then be, in Ulbricht's terms, a "Free City.
He went to the German Democratic Republic where he taught at Postdam University.
Forster has long been interested in the concept of Ostalgie, the curious nostalgia amongst former East German residents for life in the DDR - the German Democratic Republic - and these drawings come from a research visit made to the Bauhaus archive in early 2010.
This book offers a new insight into the biography of Heino Falcke, a student of Karl Barth who played a key role in charting a path for the Protestant Church in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) in the years before German unification in 1990.

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