Word forms: West Germans
1. adjective 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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