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Wittenberg Line breaks: Wit¦ten|berg
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪt(ə)nbəːɡ/
/ˈvitnbɛrk/

Definition of Wittenberg in English:

A town in eastern Germany, on the River Elbe north-east of Leipzig; population 46,100 (est. 2006). It was the scene in 1517 of Martin Luther’s campaign against the Roman Catholic Church, which was a major factor in the rise of the Reformation.

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