Trèves

Trèves, a famous old city of Prussia, beautifully situated on the Moselle, 69 m. SW. of Coblenz; held to be the oldest city in Germany, and claiming to be 1300 years older than Rome; is full of most striking Roman remains, and possesses an interesting 11th-century cathedral, having among many relics the celebrated seamless “Holy Coat,” said to have been the one worn by Christ; manufactures woollens, cottons, and linens, and wine.

Population (circa 1900) given as 36,000.

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

Trevelyan, Sir George Otto * Tribunes
Trelawney, Edward John
Trelawney, Sir Jonathan
Trench, Richard Chevenix
Trenck, Baron von
Trent
Trent
Trent, Council of
Trenton
Trepanning
Trevelyan, Sir George Otto
Trèves
Tribunes
Trichinopoli
Tricolour
Trident
Trieste
Trim, Corporal
Trimurti
Trincomalee
Trinidad
Trinitarians

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Trèves in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable