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Württemberg

[ wur-tuhm-burg; German vyr-tuhm-berk ]
/ ˈwɜr təmˌbɜrg; German ˈvür təmˌbɛrk /
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noun
a former state in SW Germany: now part of Baden-Württemberg.
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How to use Württemberg in a sentence

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

  • Mr. Dyer did finally, for reasons and purposes admitted and justified, attain to New Wurttemberg.

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

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for Württemberg

Württemberg
/ (ˈvɜːtəmˌbɜːɡ, German ˈvyrtəmbɛrk) /

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