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 (wûrts′bûrg′, vürts′bo͝ork′)
A city of south-central Germany on the Main River. Originally a Celtic settlement, it is an industrial city in a winemaking region.
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(ˈvɜːtsˌbɜːɡ; German ˈvyrtsbʊrk)
(Placename) a city in S central Germany, in NW Bavaria on the River Main: university (1582). Pop: 132 687 (2003 est)
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(ˈwɜrts bɜrg; Ger. ˈvürtsˌbʊrk)

a city in NW Bavaria, in S Germany, on the Main River. 127,946.
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Noun1.Wurzburg - a city of south central Germany
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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In 1853, he habilitated as Privatdozent (adjunct professor) for special pathology and therapeutics and in 1857 was appointed Professor Extraordinarius of Pathologic Anatomy in Wurzberg, a position formerly held by Rudolf Virchow (2, 3).
Las diferentes encuestas realizadas a miembros de parlamentos alemanes y suizos dieron como resultado que el tiempo que estos dedicaban a la lectura de periodicos era entre dos y tres veces mas largo que el del ciudadano medio y que, ademas de leer diferentes periodicos suprarregionales, concebian a la lectura de periodicos regionales como una de sus "obligaciones" diarias (Kepplinger y Marx, 2008; Slembeck, 1988; Puhe y Wurzberg, 1989; Peter, 1998).
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Kurt Sassmannshaus is currently chairman of the string department at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and father Egon Sassmannshaus, was director of the municipal music school in Wurzberg, Germany.
He traces a route across southern Germany from the Rhine south of Frankfurt-am-Main through Wurzberg, Nuremberg, and Munich to Gerchtesgaden in the Alps.
The defense of his doctoral dissertation at the University of Wurzberg did not conform to the usual protocol.