Definition of Wittenberg in US English:

Wittenberg

proper noun

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

Pronunciation

Wittenberg

/ˈvitnˌberk/