Tours

Tours, a historic old town of France, on the Loire, 145 m. SW. of Paris; presents a spacious and handsome appearance, and contains a noble Gothic cathedral, archbishop's palace, Palais de Justice, besides ancient châteaux and interesting ruins; is a centre of silk and woollen manufactures, and does a large printing trade; suffered greatly by the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes and during the Franco-German War; became the seat of government after the investment of Paris and until its capitulation to the Germans.

Population (circa 1900) given as 60,000.

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

Tourneur, Cyril * Tourville, Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, Count de
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
Townshend, Charles
Towton
Toynbee Hall
Tractarianism
Trade, Board of

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Tours in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

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