Toulon

Toulon, chief naval station of France, on the Mediterranean, situated 42 m. SE. of Marseilles; lies at the foot of the Pharon Hills, the heights of which are strongly fortified; has a splendid 11th-century cathedral, and theatre, forts, citadel, 240 acres of dockyard, arsenal, cannon foundry, &c.; here in 1793 Napoleon Bonaparte, then an artillery officer, first distinguished himself in a successful attack upon the English and Spaniards.

Population (circa 1900) given as 74,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Toul * Toulouse
Torquemada, Thomas de
Torres Strait
Torres-Vedras
Torricelli, Evangelista
Torrington
Torture, Judicial
Tory
Totemism
Totnes
Toul
Toulon
Toulouse
Tourcoing
Tournaments
Tournay
Tourneur, Cyril
Tours
Tourville, Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, Count de
Toussaint L'Ouverture
Tower Hamlets
Towers of Silence

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Arena, Anthony D'
Argens, John Baptiste De Boyer, Marquis D'
Bezout, Stephen
Boscawen, Right Hon. Edward
Byng, George
Collingwood, Cuthbert, Lord
Fabre, John Claudius
Ferrand, Louis
Gibert, John Peter
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