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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.
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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
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Translations

West German

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

adj & ntedesco/a occidentale
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West German counter-intelligence chief Hans-Joachim Tiedge was revealed as an East German spy.
Over the next three decades, several organisations, including the CIA and the West German security services, attempted to locate Bormann.
Illuminating the roles played by journalists in the media metropolis of Hamburg, Volker Berghahn focuses on the lives and work of three remarkable individuals: Marion Countess DE[micro]nhoff, distinguished editor of Die Zeit; Paul Sethe, "the grand old man of West German journalism"; and Hans Zehrer, editor-in-chief of Die Welt.
Nominally a left-back, Breitner's quality on the ball and roams into midfield, where he was also equally adept, were a key part of the West German approach which led them to World Cup victory on their own soil in 1974.
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.
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.

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