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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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oldest barons in the English Peerage, and that his mother is related by marriage to the Royal family of Wurtemberg."
That had been a waking act; and then the dream had him again: Prussia, Saxony, Wurtemberg, faces, sights, words--all a dream, observed with an angry, compelled attention.
Another account comes from Argonne where the singer Kirchoff gave a recital to the 130th Wurtemberg and, upon hearing this tenor's beautiful voice, the French climbed out of their trench to applaud, and he did an encore for them.
En Suiza, en Belgica, en Holanda, en Baviera, en Wurtemberg, en el Tirol seria acertado buscar el personal de nuestra inmigracion.
En 1903, le ministre de l'Interieur du Wurtemberg promulgua un decret de lutte contre la nuisance tsigane, selon lequel les familles nomades devaient etre accompagnees par la police rurale jusqu'a ce qu'elles puissent etre prises en charge par la police du district voisin, tandis que les enfants en age scolaire devaient etre eloignees de leurs parents et obliges d'aller a l'ecole.
2006) Country and year Switzerland Species (Latin) Austria (1997/98) (1998) Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) 34 706 8776 Deer (Cervus) 428 430 Fallow deer (Dama dama) -- -- Wild boar (Sus scrofa) 112 -- Badger (Meles meles) 741 -- Pine martens (Martes martes) and 842 -- Weasel (Mustela) 303 -- Fox (Vulpes) 1 552 -- Hare (Lepus) 36 243 -- Country and year Germany (Baden- Species (Latin) Wurtemberg) Poland * (2007) Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) 14906 4875 Deer (Cervus) 15 54 Fallow deer (Dama dama) 26 45 Wild boar (Sus scrofa) 1282 641 Badger (Meles meles) 1615 430 Pine martens (Martes martes) and 488 350 Weasel (Mustela) 53 25 Fox (Vulpes) 3901 550 Hare (Lepus) 2333 480 Note: * data from police statistics.
(10) Apart from Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich, ed., Correspondance de l'Empereur Alexandre Ier avec sa Soeur la Grande Duchesse Catherine, Princesse d' Oldenbourg, puis Reine de Wurtemberg 1805-1818 (St.