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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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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.
Nevertheless, his closing statement refers to the more political possibility: "Buonaparte has lost all his allies but me & the King of Wirtemberg .