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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.
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(ˈvɜːtəmˌbɜːɡ; German ˈvyrtəmbɛrk)
(Placename) a historic region and former state of S Germany; since 1952 part of the state of Baden-Württemberg
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(ˈwɜr təmˌbɜrg; Ger. ˈvür təmˌbɛrk)

a former state in SW Germany: now part of Baden-Württemberg.
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Impressed by the suggestion, the Rector of the University requested the Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka for Baden-Wuerttemberg to coordinate with the Baden Wuertemberg State of Germany for the celebration.
"The key danger for the market is internal German politics where Merkel faces a key state election in Baden Wuertemberg just days after the EU summit (in late March) and given the resistance of the population to bailouts this could lead to procrastination," wrote RBS in a research note.
Steiner (1825-1910) and his father Heinrich (1794-1885) in 1845 in Laupheim, a small town south of Ulm in Wuertemberg, southern Germany.