1Specifically. A native or inhabitant of the German Democratic Republic (1949–90), or the area corresponding to this.
2historical A member of any of the ancient eastern Germanic-speaking peoples of north and central Europe; a Goth.
1Specifically. Of or relating to the German Democratic Republic (1949–90); or the area corresponding to this.
2historical Of or relating to the eastern parts of ancient Germanic-speaking Europe.
Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From east + German.