West Berlin

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West Berlin

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West Berliner n.
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West Berlin

(Placename) (formerly) the part of Berlin under US, British, and French control
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1. Irving, 1888–1989, U.S. songwriter.
2. Isaiah, 1909–97, British philosopher and scholar, born in Russia.
3. the capital of Germany, in the NE part: constitutes a state. 3,472,009; 341 sq. mi. (883 sq. km). Formerly (1948–90) divided into a western zone (West Berlin), a part of West Germany; and an eastern zone (East Berlin), the capital of East Germany.
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Noun1.West Berlin - the part of Berlin under United States and British and French control until 1989
Berlin, German capital - capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
West Berliner - an inhabitant of West Berlin
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On November 9, 1969, the 31st anniversary of the Night of Pogroms of 1938, a group called Tupamaros Westberlin placed a bomb in front of the Jewish Community Center in Berlin and justified this attack as a necessary reaction to the so-called "fascist" crimes committed by Zionists and to express solidarity with the fighting fedayin as the avant-garde of worldwide revolution.
Die Ruckfuhrung der Bestande in dann zwei Bibliotheken vollzog sich uber viele Stationen und uber Jahrzehnte--in Ostberlin war es das Stammhaus Unter den Linden, das jedoch schwere Schaden erlitten hatte, und in Westberlin schliesslich ein neues Bibliotheksgebaude am Potsdamer Platz, das 1978 eingeweiht werden konnte.