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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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I'll drive all his Wurttemberg, Baden, and Weimar relations out of Germany.
It came under strong accusations of anti- Semitism this year when a member of the Baden- Wurttemberg parliament said that "too much attention" is given to the Holocaust, which he called "specific invalid actions.
Speaking after a meeting with business representatives from Baden- Wurttemberg, President Rosen Plevneliev noted that large German companies like Mercedes and Bosch were seeking to expand production in Bulgaria.
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Nephropathia epidemica in Baden- Wurttemberg, Germany, by year, 2001-2007 * Incidence/ 100,000 population No.
In the region of Wurttemberg, there were forty-four synagogues in 1933.
Focusing on rural Wurttemberg, Stephenson explores local ramifications of Nazi racial and religious policies and details the impact of wartime exigencies on communal values and relationships.
The BBC1 programme finds Boris' paternal grandmother, Yvonne Eileen Williams, who was known in the family as "Granny Butter", and whose family name was de Pfeffel, was a descendant of Prince Paul Von Wurttemberg.
of Edinburgh, UK) describes life in Wurttemberg, a town in the southwest region of Germany, during World War II.
This is a case study (based on Wurttemberg archives) which exhibits the strengths of the genre as well as some of the weaknesses: what was true of Wurttemberg might also have been true of Baden, but less so of Bavaria, Saxony, or Prussia.
Abigail Green persuasively revises this thesis in her authoritative, meticulously researched, and well argued monograph on state formation in nineteenth-century Saxony, Hanover, and Wurttemberg.