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Federal Republic of Germany

Federal Republic of Germany

n
(Placename) the official name of Germany, formerly used to refer to West Germany

Ger•ma•ny

(ˈdʒɜr mə ni)

n.
a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 83,087,361; 137,852 sq. mi. (357,039 sq. km). Cap.: Berlin. Official name, Federal Republic of Germany. German Deutschland.
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Noun1.Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in north central Europe on the North Sea; established in 1949 from the zones of Germany occupied by the British and French and Americans after the German defeat; reunified with East Germany in 1990
2.Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central EuropeFederal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Oktoberfest - an autumn festival that involves merrymaking and drinking beer
Blenheim - the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession
Battle of Jena, Jena - the battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians
battle of Lutzen, Lutzen - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed
battle of Minden, Minden - a battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French
battle of Rossbach, Rossbach - a battle in the Seven Years' War (1757); Prussian forces under Frederick the Great defeated the armies of France and Austria
battle of Teutoburger Wald, Teutoburger Wald - a battle in 9 AD in which the Germans under Arminius annihilated three Roman Legions
Buchenwald - a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in World War II that was located in central Germany
Dachau - a concentration camp for Jews created by the Nazis near Munich in southern Germany
panzer - an armored vehicle or tank
Siegfried line - German fortifications facing the Maginot Line
Hakenkreuz, swastika - the official emblem of the Nazi Party and the Third Reich; a cross with the arms bent at right angles in a clockwise direction
German language, High German, German - the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
Schadenfreude - delight in another person's misfortune
Weissbier, wheat beer, white beer - a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation; usually very pale and cloudy and effervescent
liebfraumilch - a sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Al Tawhid, al-Tawhid, Divine Unity - an Islamic terrorist cell that originated in Jordan but operates in Germany; goal is to attack Europe and Russia with chemical weapons
Baader Meinhof Gang, Baader-Meinhof Gang - a radical left-wing revolutionary terrorist group active in Germany from 1968 until 1977
Association of Islamic Groups and Communities, Caliphate State, Kaplan Group - a Turkish terrorist group of fundamentalist Muslims with ties to al-Qaeda that operates in Germany; seeks the violent overthrow of the Turkish government and the establishment of an Islamic nation modeled on Iran
Red Army Faction, RAF - a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998
Common Market, EC, EEC, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, EU, Europe - an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members; "he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union"
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Pietism - 17th and 18th-century German movement in the Lutheran Church stressing personal piety and devotion
Lower Saxony - a state in northwestern Germany
Aachen, Aix-la-Chapelle, Aken - a city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital
Berlin, German capital - capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
Bremen - a city of northwestern Germany linked by the Weser River to the port of Bremerhaven and the North Sea; in the Middle Ages it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League
Bremerhaven - a port city in northwestern Germany at the mouth of the Weser River on the North Sea; has a deep natural harbor and is an important shipping center
Chemnitz, Karl-Marx-Stadt - a city in east central Germany; formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt until 1990; noted for textile manufacturing
Dortmund - an industrial city in northwestern Germany; flourished from the 13th to 17th century as a member of the Hanseatic League
Dresden - a city in southeastern Germany on the Elbe River; it was almost totally destroyed by British air raids in 1945
Leipzig - a city in southeastern Germany famous for fairs; formerly a music and publishing center
Solingen - a city in west central Germany noted for cutlery
Weimar - a German city near Leipzig; scene of the adoption in 1919 of the constitution of the Weimar Republic that lasted until 1933
Bavaria - a state in southern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory
Translations
Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Federal Republic of Germany

nRepubblica Federale Tedesca
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The Federal Republic of Germany shares its borders with Denmark in the north; Poland and the Czech Republic in the east; Austria in the southeast; Switzerland in the south-southwest; Belgium, France, and Luxembourg in the west; and the Netherlands in the northwest.
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