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Federal Republic of Germany

noun
1.
official name of Germany.
2.
(formerly) official name of West Germany.
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Federal Republic of Germany
 
n
the official name of Germany, formerly used to refer to West Germany

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Federal Republic of Germany definition


Official name for Germany; until 1990, the official name for West Germany.

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