Definition of Germany
country of central Europe bordering on the North and Baltic seas; capital Berlin area 137,735 square miles (356,734 square kilometers), population 80,219,695 ◆Between 1949 and 1990, Germany was divided into two republics: West Germany, officially called the Federal Republic of Germany or Bundesrepublik Deutschland \ˌbu̇n-dəs-ˌrā-pü-ˈblēk\play , to the west (capital Bonn, area about 96,000 square miles, or 249,600 square kilometers) and East Germany, officially called the German Democratic Republic or Deutsche Demokratische Republik \ˈdȯi-chə-ˌdā-mō-ˈkrä-ti-shə-ˌrā-pü-ˈblēk\play , to the east (capital East Berlin area about 42,000 square miles or 108,780 square kilometers.
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Definition of Germany for English Language Learners
: country in Europe
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