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Berlin Wall

Syllabification: Ber·lin Wall

Definition of Berlin Wall in English:

A fortified and heavily guarded wall built on the boundary between East and West Berlin in 1961 by the communist authorities, chiefly to curb the flow of East Germans to the West. It was opened in November 1989 after the collapse of the communist regime in East Germany and subsequently was dismantled.

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