Word forms: plural West Germans
West German means belonging
or relating to the part of Germany that was known
as the Federal
Republic of Germany before the two parts of Germany were united
in 1990. West German also
means belonging or relating to the people or culture
of this part of Germany.
...the West German capital, Bonn.
Big credits were given to East Germany by successive West German governments.
2. countable noun
A West German
is someone who was a citizen
of the Federal Republic of Germany, or a person of West German origin
Many West Germans are anxious about the potential cost of unification.
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