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Württemberg

[wur-tuh m-burg; German vyr-tuh m-berk]
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noun
  1. a former state in SW Germany: now part of Baden-Württemberg.
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Historical Examples

  • In front rode a detachment of Wurttemberg hussars and behind them rode the King of Naples himself accompanied by a numerous suite.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • He explained quietly that he did not belong here, but was making a tour of the parishes of Wurttemberg and Baden.

  • The lowest known depth to which man had hitherto penetrated was in the mines of Kitzbuhel, in the Tirol, and those of Wurttemberg.


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Württemberg

noun
  1. a historic region and former state of S Germany; since 1952 part of the state of Baden-Württemberg
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