- a republic in north central Europe on the Baltic; established by the Soviet Union in 1954; reunified with West Germany in 1990
How To Use East Germany In A Sentence
- The total breakdown of the socialist economies of Eastern Europe, on which East Germany was almost entirely dependent, occurred with startling rapidity.
- The symbol of the failure of East Germany swiftly became the Trabant, the small, unglamorous, underpowered national car of East Germany, which looked so pathetic next to the powerful Mercedes and BMWs that flaunted the economic power of West Germany. Zero-Sum Future
- Residential sports schools across East Germany daily gave handfuls of pills to the children in their charge as well as drinks and injections, all of which were billed as vitamins and minerals.
- Before fleeing East Germany, he took care to excoriate himself from Stasi records and to plunder as many top secret files as he could. CHAMELEON
- The Communist governments of Hungary, Poland, and East Germany were in imminent danger of collapse. 2009 November 10 « Third Point of Singularity
- Glasnost and perestroika in the Soviet Union kicked off a debate about restructuring society in East Germany, too.
- Citizens of the former DDR aka GDR, aka "East Germany" were citizens of the highest income, technologically leading member of the Warsaw Pact and the CMEA, if any of you remember what any of these now dead entities were. Who Wants to Privatize Lenin?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
- For instance, tests in schools have shown that few students know who Erich Honecker was, but most consider East Germany to have been a democratic, lawful state and the Stasi a normal secret service. The Lives of Nazis, the Stasi and Others
- The building housing the immigration office is a concrete construction typical of the former East Germany.
- He was born in Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany, the son of Olympic medalists in team handball. NYT > Home Page