Meaning of West Germany

West' Ger'many

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  1. a former republic in central Europe: created in 1949 by the coalescing of the British, French, and U.S. zones of occupied Germany established in 1945. 62,080,000; 96,025 sq. mi. (248,706 sq. km). Cap.: Bonn. Official name,Cf.
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