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West Germany

Officially Federal Republic of Germany
A former country of central Europe bordering on the North Sea. It was part of Germany until 1945, when the country was divided into US, French, British, and Soviet zones of occupation. In 1949 the three western zones were reconstituted as West Germany; the Soviet zone became East Germany. West Germany was reunified with East Germany in 1990.

West German adj. & n.

West German

adj
(Placename) of or relating to the former republic of West Germany (now part of Germany) or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of the former West Germany
Translations

West German

[ˌwestˈdʒɜːmən] (formerly)
A. ADJde Alemania Occidental
B. Nalemán/ana m/f (de Alemania Occidental)

West German

adj & ntedesco/a occidentale
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Bush only as Kohl was delivering his address to the West German Parliament in Bonn.
The different political and economic systems of East and West Germany constructed diverging notions of an ideal worker and a model family, which were framed in diametrically opposed ways in the East and West German family and labour market policies.
The West German Radio in Cologne intends to conclude a framework contract, without purchase obligation on the transport and function ready installation of office furniture and office equipment as well as the implementation of computer-parades at the sites of the West German Radio in Cologne in the Cologne, Bonn, Dusseldorf and Wuppertal, as well as transports of these locations at the other locations in NRW.
Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who led the country for eight years at the height of the Cold War, has died at the age of 96, his office in Hamburg said on Tuesday.
I was stationed in Germany in 1972 and every year we had a (German-American) day in which the US Army and the West German Army got together and switched small arms.
Armed with the concept of aesthetic solidarity as a lens to view how political and literary actors embark on new paths across struggles and places, Trnka demonstrates how East and West German authors mobilized Latin American figures of revolutionary violence to literary-political ends.
Since German unification, it has been fixed along with much infrastucture by West German tax money.
9, East Germans could not only attempt to cross it, they could climb on top of it, attack it with hammer and chisel, or dance on top of it with their West German brethren.
04m); ne collecting eld frequently touted as 'up and coming' is that of West German pottery.
1990: West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl won the first all-German election since 1933.
Several months before the 1973 Yom Kippur War, then-Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir used West German diplomatic channels to offer Egypt most of the Sinai Peninsula in exchange for peace, according to documents recently released by the state archives.
Only the initiative of individuals like Simon Wiesenthal and West German prosecutor Fritz Bauer kept some pressure on Nazis after Hitler.

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