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 (wûr′təm-bûrg′, vür′təm-bĕrk′)
A historical region and former kingdom of southwest Germany. A duchy after 1495, it became a kingdom in 1806 and joined the German Empire in 1871.


(ˈvɜːtəmˌbɜːɡ; German ˈvyrtəmbɛrk)
(Placename) a historic region and former state of S Germany; since 1952 part of the state of Baden-Württemberg


(ˈwɜr təmˌbɜrg; Ger. ˈvür təmˌbɛrk)

a former state in SW Germany: now part of Baden-Württemberg.
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These two gentlemen had been Virtuoso di Camera respectively to His Highness the Prince of Esterhazy, and to His Highness the Duke of Wirtemberg and Tech and were listed as such on the libretto for the first performance of L'avaro deluso at the King's Theatre on 24 November 1778 (Bertati).
49 Sei Sonate per Cembalo, dedicate all Altezza Serenissima di Carlo Eugenio, Duca di Wirtemberg.
See, for example, Emmanuel van Meteren, Belgische ofte Nederlantsch Historie (Delft, 1605), fob 221v-222r; and the comments of Frederick, Duke of Wirtemberg as reproduced in William Brenchley Rye, England as Seen by Foreigners in the Days of Elizabeth and James the First (London: John Russell Smith, 1865), 8.