Toulouse

Toulouse, a historic and important city of South France, capital of Haute-Garonne, pleasantly situated on a plain and touching on one side the Garonne (here spanned by a fine bridge) and on the other the Canal du Midi, 160 m. SE. of Bordeaux; notable buildings are the cathedral and Palais de Justice; is the seat of an archbishop, schools of medicine, law, and artillery, various academies, and a Roman Catholic university; manufactures woollens, silks, &c.; in 1814 was the scene of a victory of Wellington over Soult and the French. Under the name of Tolosa it figures in Roman and mediæval times as a centre of learning and literature, and was for a time capital of the kingdom of the Visigoths.

Population (circa 1900) given as 136,000.

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

Toulon * Tourcoing
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
Townshend, Charles, Viscount

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