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sue fishing and making salt; these Cosaques are 14,500 in number, and their capital is Ecatherinodar; Merino sheep thrive well in this tract; P. 207,000, some Russians, Greek, Armenians, and Jews, but chiefly Tartars.

TAURIS; see TABRIZ.

TAURUS, or KURON, a chain of mountains in Asia, which begins near the shores of the Archipelago, and extends 1000 m to the sources of the Euphrates; formerly considered as extending to the sources of the

Ganges, and the extremities of Asia, so far as discovered by the ancients, but various parts of it were known by different names. TAVAI-POEMAMMOO, Australasia, the

most s of the two islands which form NewZealand, about 500 m long, and from 55 to 140 broad.-Cook's Voyage.

TAVASTEHOUS, TAVASTHUS, TAVASTUS, TAVASTRORG, or KRONEBURG, a town of Russia, Finland, chief of the district of Nyland; taken from the Swedes in 1713, and restored by the treaty of Nystad; taken again by Russia, and restored by the treaty of Abo in 1743, and confirmed to Russia in 1809; situated on a river falling into lakeWana, 80 m ENE Abo, defended by a strong castle; an arsenal, and ship-buildingyard, &c.: Lg. 25.10 E, Lt. 61.12 N.

TAVASTLAND, a district of Russia, Finland, 150 m long by 100. The N part is mountainous and woody, but the greater part consists of fertile plains, watered by numerous rivers and lakes; the soil is good, but far from being well cultivated, and the peasants are generally poor; chief traffic, corn, flax, hemp, dried fish, cattle, leather, tallow, and lime: Tavastchous is the capital.

TAVIRA, or TAVILA, a town of Portugal, province Algarva, with a castle, and a harbour for small craft, at the mouth of the Tavira, in the gulf-of-Cadiz, 21 m E by N Faro, and 97 s Evora.

TAVISTOCK, a borough of England, county Devon, on the Tavy, 32 m w by s Exeter, and 207 London, with a market on Saturday; returns 2 M. P.; a manufacture of serges. In the vicinity was born the famous circumnavigator sir Francis Drake; P. 5602. Polling-place.

TAVOY, a seaport of Asia, on the w coast of Siam, wrested from the Siamese by the Burmans; 150 m wNw Siam: Lg. 98.20 E, Lt. 14.45 N.

TAVROW, a fortified town of Russia, government Voronége, on the Tavrovka, which joins the Voronege, and which latter falls into the Don, 3 m below. Here Peter-theGreat had founded a navy-yard in 1704, and six 80-gun ships were commenced, but the position of Pavlovsk being more convenient, the greater part of the government establishment was removed thither; 2 churches; P. 1000.

TAZEWELL, a town of North America, United States, state Tennessee, chief of Claiborne county, 243 m Nashville, and 491 Washington.

TAROWSKAIA; see ORSKAIA,

TCHA-OUSSY, a town of Russia, govern ment Mohilew, chief of district, on the right bank of the Bassia, which falls into the Pronia, 27 m SE Mohilew; 1 convent, 2 churches, and 1 fair; P. 2100.

TCHGUIRSKOIE, a fortified post of Rus sia, on the frontier of China, with ramparts faced with wood, and a dry ditch.

TCHANG-TCHA, a city of Asia, China, capital of the s part of Hou-quang, on the Heng, which has a communication with an extensive lake, called Tong-tinghou, 740 m s by w Peking: Lg. 112.25 E, Lt. 28.11 N.

TCHANG-TCHEOU, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Fokien, 950 m s Peking: a considerable trade with Emony, Pong-hou, and Formosa: Lg. 117.35 E, Lt. 24.32 x.

TCHANG-TE, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Ho-nan. Near it is a mountain so inaccessible, that in time of war it affords a safe asylum to the inhabitants; 255 m ssw Peking: Lg. 111.5 E, Lt. 29.2 x.

TCHAO-KING, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Quang-tong, on the Si, 70 m w Canton.

TCHAO-TCHEOU, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Quang-tong, on the Pei-kiang, 86 m E Canton.

TCHEBARCOUL, a fortress of Russia, government Orenburg, district Troïtsk, on the NE of a gulf in a lake of the same name, 336 m Orenburg, and 42 Tcheliabinsk; fortifications of wood, with towers of the same material, mounted with cannon, at the gates; 1 winter and I summer church, both of wood, and 300 houses; P. 350 Cosaques, commanded by the attaman.

TCHEBOSCAR, a town of Russia, government Cazan, chief of district, on the high and right bank of the Volga, 90 m Nw Cazan. The fortifications were destroyed by fire, as also the town, in 1699: 1 cathedral, 10 churches, a large warehouse, the town-house, several shops, and many private houses, of stone; trade considerable, in corn, wax, and honey, with a few manufactures; P. 5000.

TCHEDEPOVETZ, a small town of Russia, government Novgorod, chief of district, at the junction of the Yagorba and Chekina, 343 m NE Novgorod; 1 cathedral, 4 parish churches, 1 salt and 1 brandy depôt, and 3 fairs; P. 1000.

TCHE-KIANG, a province of Asia, China, one of the most considerable in extent, riches, and population, bounded on the s and w by Kiang-nan, sw by Kiang-si, s by Fokien, and E by the ocean. In this province whole plains are covered with dwarf

mulberry trees, and prodigious quantities of silk-worms are bred; the tallow trees also grow here, and a species of mushrooms, which are transported to all parts of the empire. The principal branch of trade consists in silk stuffs, and those in which gold and silver are intermixed are the most beautiful in China: contains 11 cities of the first rank, 72 of the third, and 18 fortresses. Hang-tcheou is the capital.

TCHELIABINSK, a fortified town of Russia, government Orenburg, chief of district, on the right bank of the Miasse, which falls into the Issette, 260 m E Ouffa, formerly the principal post of the military line of the Issette; fortifications of wood, with towers at the gates, a ditch, and chevaux-de-frieze; garrison, 1 company of invalides, and 300 Cosaques 2 fairs, 2 churches, and 500 houses.

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nearly the whole of the streets are overflowed during 2 months of the spring, which renders the place unhealthy; the people are very hospitable towards strangers; I cathedral, 6 churches, and 1900 houses; P. 10,000: Lg. 40.16 E, Lt. 47.18.34 N.

TCHERKASSY, a small town of Russia, government Kiew, chief of district, on the banks of the Dnepr, 166 m below Kiew.

TCHERLAKOFSKOIE, a small fort of Russia, government Tomsk, district Büsk, one of the military line of the Irtyche, on one of the steep banks of that river, between Orensk and fort-Gelezinsk, 85 m from the former and 54 from the latter; besides the government buildings, it has 1 church and 60 houses.

TCHERNE, a small town of Russia, government Toula, chief of district, on a small river of the same name, 71 m sw Toula; very poor; 4 churches, one of them of stone; P. 600.

TCHERNIGOF, a government of Russia, bounded by the governments Mohilew,

TCHENSTOVA, a town of Russia, province Orel, Coursk, Poltava, Kiew, Volhinia, and Poland; see CZENSTOCHOW.

TCHERDYNE, a town of Russia, government Perm, chief of district, on the Colva, which joins the Vychera, flowing into the Cama, 184 m N Perm; fortifications of earth, in ruins: ancient records attest to its former grandeur and commercial importance; 1 cathedral, very rich, 3 churches, 1 house of charity, and 15 shops; P. 2000.

TCHERIKOF, a small town of Russia, government Mohilew, chief of district, on the right bank of the Soja, 52 m s Mohilew; 2 Greek churches, 1 synagogue, a public school, and 300 houses.

TCHERKASK; see TSCHERKASK.

TCHERKASK, NEW, a town of Russia, capital of the territory of the Don-Cosaques, founded about the year 1817, on the right bank of the Aksaï, 10 m from Old-Tcherkask, designed by the celebrated attaman Platow, or Platof; the removal of the inhabitants from the old town goes on slowly, and they are not pleased at the change: all the government departments, however, are now established here; the street are straight, and 44 m long, yet but few houses are built, the streets neither paved nor lighted, and the houses stand at great distances from each other; a magnificent palace was erected for general Platow; a gymnasium, an hospital,

and 1 cathedral; P. 2500.

TCHERKASK, OLD, Russia, formerly ca pital of the Cosaques-of-the-Don, and residence of their chief attaman, also the depot of their heavy artillery, and in time of war of their valuable effects; on the right bank of the Don, and encircled on the other side by the Vassilitevka, thus forming an island, 787 m Moscow; the streets are irregular and ill-built, and few of the houses are of stone;

Minsk, and divided into 12 districts, each named after its chief town, viz., Tchernigof, Nejine, Cozeletz, Borzna, Conotop, Gloukhow, Sosnitsa, Novgorod-Severskoye, Starodoub, Mgline, Gorodnia, Novoe-Mesto; it also contains the following towns, which are not chiefs of districts, Berezna, Corope, Oster, Crolevetz, Souraje, and Pogar; chief river, the Dnepr, receiving the Bérésina on the right, and the Desna on the left: soil fertile, producing a great quantity of corn, flax, hemp, tobacco, ship-timber, fruits of all sorts: exports hemp, sail-cloth, saltedmeat, linseed-oil, honey, wax, corn, and brandy: manufactures iron, glass, soap, leather, and woollen and linen cloths; breweries: fine horses and black cattle abundant. The inhabitants are chiefly Russians, a few Greek and German colonists, and a great number of Jews; the church is governed by the archbishop of Tchernigof and Nejine; P. 1,014,550.

TCHERNIGOF, capital of a government of Russia, chief of district, and an archbishop's see, on high ground on the right bank of the Desna, 767 m Petersburg, and 436 Moscow; very ancient, with ramparts of earth, and citadel palisaded, but neglected. In the latter is the cathedral, built of stone palace, 1 church, and a convent; in the in the 11th century, also the archbishop's other parts of the town are 2 convents, 8 churches, a seminary, and a gymnasium; 3 fairs; residence of the archbishop: Lg. 31.53 E, Lt. 51.24 N.

TCHERNOE-MORE, the Russian name of the Black-sea.

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barracks, &c., and 200 houses: usual garrison, 1 company of infantry and 50 Co

saques.

TCHERNORETSKOIE, a fort of Russia, government Tomsk, district Büsk, one of the military line of the Irtyche, between forts Gelezinsk and Yamychefsk, on the bank of the Irtyche; 1 church, government buildings, and about 30 houses.

TCHERNOSKAIA-STANITZA, a large Cosaque-village of Russia, on both banks of the Bouzoulouk, surrounded by forests of fine oak-trees.

TCHERNOYARSK, a small fortified town of Russia, government Astrakhan, chief of district, on the right bank of the Volga, 160 m N Astrakhan; fortifications of earth, modern, and well kept; 2 churches of stone, with charities, large warehouses, &c.; in the suburb is a public-school, 17 shops, and 400 houses.

TCHERVLENNAIA-STANITZA, a fortified village of the Grebenskian-Cosaques of Russia, government Caucasus, district Kizlar, on the banks of the Térék; well-mounted with artillery.

TCHESME, a town of Asia, Turkey, on the w coast of Natolia, with a citadel, almost opposite Scio, at the head of a spacious roadsted, where the Turkish fleet was destroyed by the Russians in 1770; 48 m w Smyrna: Lg. 26.26 E, Lt. 38.26 N.

TCHETCHENE, a small isle of Russia, in the Caspian-sea, the gulf of cape-Astrakhan large fish abundant.

TCHETYRI-BOUGRA, a small island of Russia, in the Caspian-sea, with a lighthouse and a signal tower.

TCHIFOUD-CALE, a small town of Russia, in the Crimea, on a high mountain, 2 m Bakhtchissaraie; exclusively inhabited by Jews; P. 1200.

TCHIGIRINE, a small town of Russia, government Kiew, chief of district, at the junction of the Irklevtsa and Tiasmine, which flows into the Dnepr, 203 m SE Kiew; very poor.

TCHING-KIANG, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Se-tchuen, 910 m sw Peking: Lg. 104.26 E, Lt. 27.18 N.

TCHING-KIANG, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Kiang-nan, and the key of the empire toward the sea. Its situation and trade, and the beauty of its walls, give it a preeminence over the other cities of the province. Seated on the s side of the Kianku, 470 m SSE Peking: Lg. 118.55 E, Lt. 32.14 N.

TCHING-KIANG, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in the province of Yunnan, 36 m s by E Yun-nan.

TCHING-TCHEOU, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Hou-quang, on an angle formed by two rivers: under it are 5 cities

of the third class, in which a kind of plain earthenware is prepared, which the Chinese prefer to the most elegant porcelain ; 765 m ssw Peking: Lg. 109.40 E, Lt. 28.23 x.

TCHING-TING, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Pe-tche-li, 136 m ssw Peking: Lg. 114.21 E, Lt. 38.9 N.

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TCHING-TOU, a city of Asia, China, capital of Se-tcheuen; formerly the residence of the emperors, and one of the largest and most beautiful cities in the empire. 1646 it was almost entirely destroyed during the civil wars that preceded the last invasion of the Tartars. Its temples, and the ruins of ancient palaces, are objects of admiration to strangers: 810 m sw Peking: Lg. 103.44 E, Lt. 30.40 N.

TCHIN-NGAN, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Quang-si, 1250 m ssw Peking: Lg. 106.0 E, Lt. 23.21 x.

TCHISTOPOL, a town of Russia, government Cazan, chief of district, on the Cama, at the mouth of the Berniachka, 96 m sɛ Cazan: Lg. 51.01 E, Lt. 55.32 N.

TCHI-TCHEOU, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Kiang-nan, on a river, 570 m s Peking: Lg. 117.0 E, Lt. 30.45 s.

TCHI-YUEN, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Koei-tcheou, 980 m SSW Peking: Lg. 107.51 E, Lt. 27.1 N.

TCHоKA; see RIVER SAGHALIEN. TCHONG-KING, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Se-tchuen, on the side of a mountain, at the conflux of the Kincha with the Kian-ku, 750 m sw Peking: Lg. 106.20 E, Lt. 29.42 N.

TCHORLU; see CHIORLO.

TCHORTOVA-LAKHTA, a gulf of Russia, in lake-Ladoga, very deep, with safe anchorage for the craft frequenting that place to load with firewood.

TCHоUDNOW, a small town of Russia, government Volhinia, formerly chief of district, 37 m Jitomir.

TCHOUGOUIEF, a town of Russia, government Slobodes-of-Ukraine, formerly chief of district, but now in that of Zmief, on the banks of the Severnoi-Donetz, 224 m Kharkof, and the head-quarters of a regiment of Cosaques; 7 churches, all of wood, and 31 shops; P. 9000.

the first rank, in the province of Yun-nan, TCHOU-KIONG, a city of Asia, China, of 75 m w Yunnan.

TCHOUKTCHES, a rude and filthy tribe of Koriaks, in Siberia, Asia, on the small peninsula at the NE extremity of that coun try.

TCHUDSKOI; see PEIPUS.

TCHUKOTSKOIE-NOSSE, the most eastern part of Asia, Russia, Siberia, province Okotsk: the natives are a courageous, war.

like race, and are formidable neighbours to the Koriacs, who often experience their depredations. See EAST-CAPE.

TCHU-TCHEOU, a city of Asia, China, of the first rank, in Tche-kiang, 730 m SSE Peking: Lg. 120.33 E, Lt. 28.36 N.

TCITCICAR, Asia, China, the largest of the three provinces of East-Tartary, bounded on the N by Siberia, NE by the sea-ofOkotsk, SE by the province of Kirin, and w by West-Tartary and Siberia. A mountainous country, watered by the Saghalien, which receives many others in its course.

TCITCICAR, Asia, China, capital of province Tcitcicar, and the residence of a Manchou general; a modern city, built by the emperor of China to secure his frontiers against the incursions of the Russians, on the Nonni, 600 m NNE Peking: Lg. 123.50 E, Lt. 47.25 N.

TEAN, a village of England, county Stafford, on the Tean, 3 m s by E Cheadle: extensive bleach-works and tape-manufac

tures.

TEANO, a town of Italy, Naples, in Terradi-Lavora; abounds in antiquities, and copious springs of mineral water, 15 m Nw Capua.

TEARY, OF TEHREE, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in Malwah, chief of district, governed by a raja, 56 m wsw Chatterpoor: Lg. 78.52 E, Lt. 24.45 N.

TEBESTA, or TIPSA, a town of Africa, Algiers, province Constantina, with a castle and several remnants of antiquity, at the foot of a mountain, on the borders of Tunis, 120 m SE Constantina: Lg. 8.5 E, Lt. 34.52 N.

TECALI, a town of North America, Mexico, province Tlascala, 17 m SE Puebla; famous for its mats made of palm, and small

baskets.

TECEUT, a town of Africa, kingdom of Suse, in a country abounding in grain, dates, and sugar-canes, 4 m E Messa.

TECKLENBURG, a town of Prussia, province Westfalen, capital of a fertile country, and near it, on a mountain, is the decayed castle of its ancient counts, 22 m NNE Münster: manufactures of linen cloth.

TECOANTEPEC, a seaport of North Ame rica, Mexico, in Guaxaca, near a bay of the same name, in the Pacific-ocean, at the extremity of a creek, the entrance of which is impeded by a bar; 150 m E by s Guaxaca ; several handsome churches: Lg. 95.55 w, Lt. 16.20 N.

TECRIT, a town of Asia, Turkey, government Mosul, on a rock, on the w side of the Tigris, 95 m N by w Bagdad, and 130 s by E Mosul.

TECULET, a town of Africa, Marocco, with an old castle, on the side of a moun

tain, at the mouth of the Teculet, 150 m w Marocco: Lg. 9.45 w, Lt. 31.5 N.

TEDDINGTON, a village of England, county Middlesex, on the Thames, 12m wsw London: the church is a perpetual curacy; P. of parish 895.

TEDELEZ, a town of Africa, Algiers, on the coast of the Mediterranean, with a castle, 45 m E Algiers.

TEDNEST, a town of Africa, Marocco, province Hea, almost surrounded by a river, 40 m NE Mogador.

TEDSI, a town of Africa, Marocco, province Suse, in a plain abounding in corn, 20 m SE Tarudant.

TEEMBO; see TIMBO.

TEFESSAD, a town of Africa, Algiers, with mines of iron, 32 m sw Algiers.

TEFZA, a town of Africa, Marocco, capital of a province, on the side of a mountain, 70 m NNE Marocco: Lg. 5.55 w, Lt. 32.0 N.

TEFZRA, a town of Africa, Algiers, province Mascara, 55 m ssw Oran.

TEGAZA, a town of Africa, Sahara, capital of a territory, remarkable for mountains of salt: Lg. 6.30 w, Lt. 21.40 N.

TEGERHY, a town of Africa, kingdom Fezzan, 80 m sw Mourzouk.

TEGERN, a town of Bavaria, with a celebrated abbey, on a lake called the Tegern-see, 30 m SSE München.

TEGLIO, a town of Switzerland, in Valteline, on a mountain, 9 m sw Tirano.

TEHERAN, or TEHRAUN, a city of Asia, and the northern capital of Persia, in Irak, on a salt and moist plain, near the foot of the Elborez mountains, 4 m in circuit, surrounded by a wall, in which are 6 gates: it became the seat of royalty in 1795, and the king resides in a square fortified palace, which is surrounded by a wall and a ditch, and is entered by 2 gates. The houses are built of bricks, baked in the sun, and there are some good bazaars, many caravansaries, and hummums: 5 m to the SE are the extensive ruins of the city of Rey, the Rages of Tobit; P. about 6000: Lg. 50.52 E, Lt. 35.37 N.

TEIGNMOUTH, a town of England, coun ty Devon, with a market on Saturday, at the mouth of the Teign, 15 m s Exeter, and 187 w by s London: the town consists of 2 parts, East and West, each with a church, and the former is a fashionable bathing-place; some vessels are built here, and it has a trade in carrying fine clay to Bristol, Staffordshire, and other places; 4 m from it, on the seacoast, is an extensive quarry of various coloured marbles; at this place the Danes first landed, and committed several outrages; P. of East 1810, of West 2878.

TEINITZ, a town of Austria, Bohemia,

province Pilsen, with a castle and convent, 30 m wsw Pilsen.

TEISENDORF, a town of Bavaria, duchy Salzburg, 12 m NW Salzburg.

TEJUCO, a town of South America, Brazil, province Minas-Geraes, and in the centre of a diamond district, the richest in the country. It is situate in the midst of sterility, but the shops are well-stocked with English cloth, printed cottons, baizes, hams, cheese, butter, and porter, all brought on mules from St.-Salvador and St.-Sebastian; 28 m NNW Villa-do-Principe.

TEKEN; see BENDER.

TELEW, a small town of Russia, Georgia, chief of district, on the right bank of the Alazane.

TELCHE, or TELCHA, a small town of Russia, government Vilna, chief of district, on the Coummella, which falls into the Vindau, 215 m Vilna.

TELEMONE, a town of Italy, with a small harbour and a fort, at the mouth of the Ossa, 10 m x Orbitello.

TELUTSKIE-GORY, a mountain of Teletsk, Russia, part of the chain surrounding lake-Teletsk, the remainder between the Ob and the Irtyche, belonging to the chain of Altaï.

TELGEN, OF TELGA, a town of Sweden, province Stockholm, on the s part of the lake-Maeler, 12 m sw Stockholm.

TELGEN, a town of Sweden, province Stockholm, on a creek of the Baltic, 36 m NE Stockholm.

TELGET, a town of Prussia, province Westfalen, on the Ems, 5 m ENE Münster; here is a celebrated image of the Virgin, visited by a great number of pilgrims; and a manufacture of worsted stockings.

TELIGOUL, a gulf of Russia, in the Black-sea, government Kherson, district Tiraspol; it is almost a separate water or

lake.

TELLES, a town of Africa, kingdom of Fez, with a small harbour, on the Mediterranean, 100 m ESE Tetuan.

TELLICHERY, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in Malabar, and the chief settlement of the English on the coast of Malabar. Many rich natives reside here, and the trade is considerable, it being the mart for the best sandal wood and cardamoms, brought from above the Gauts; at the mouth of a river, 42 m NNW Calicut: Lg. 75.33 E, Lt. 11.45 N. TELTOW, a town of Prussia, Brandenburg, 11 m by post-road sw Berlin.

TEMENDEFUST, a town of Africa, kingdom of Algiers, on the Mediterranean, 10 m E Algiers.

TEMESNAR, a town of Austria, Hungary, capital of Temes county (formerly

called the Banat of Temesvar), and the see of a bishop, on the Bega, which forms a morass round it, 80 m NNE Belgrade, and 166 SE Pest. The fort requires a garrison of 14,000 men, and formerly passed for impregnable, but was taken by prince Eugene, in a dry season, in 1716. Next to Buda and Pest, this is the handsomest town in Hungary; P. 11,098 in 1815: Lg. 21.21 E, Lt. 45.43 N.

TEMISSA, a town of Africa, Fezzan, where the caravans from Timbuctoo, Bornou, &c., that travel by way of Cairo to Mecca, usually provide corn, dates, dried meat, and other necessaries for their dreary passage; 120 m ENE Mourzouk.

TEMEIKOF, a town of Russia, government Tambow, chief of district, on the right bank of the Mokcha: 6 churches, 17 shops, and 700 houses; manufacture of sail-cloth; P. 3200: Lg. 43.25 E, Lt. 54.40 N.

TEMNO-LESKAIA, a fort of Russia, government Caucasus, on the military line of the Caucasus.

TEMPELBURG, a town of Prussia, province Pommern, on the s side of a lake, 47 m by post-road s Köslin.

TEMPLEMORE, a town of Ireland, county Tipperary, where much wool is sold annually in July; near the Suir, 20 m N

Cashel.

TEMPLIN, a town of Prussia, province Brandenburg, with a great trade in timber. It was totally consumed by fire in 1735, but has been rebuilt in a beautiful manner; 46 m N by E Berlin.

TEMRUK, a fortified port of Russia, territory of the Tchernomors-Cosaques, military line of the Cuban; on a gulf of the sea-of-Azof: contains about 60 houses, and falling into decay: whilst belonging to Turkey it was garrisoned by 2000 Janissaries.

TENASSERIM, a town of Asia, Siam, capital of a district extending along the seacoast, now subject to Burmah, on a river of the same name, 47 m SE Mergui: Lg. 98.50 w, Lt. 11.35 N.

TENBURY, or TEMBURY, a town of England, county Worcester, with a market on Tuesday; on the Teme, 15 m w by x Worcester, and 133 wNw London; P. 1768. Polling-place.

TENBY, a seaport of Wales, county Pembroke, on a narrow rock projecting into the sea, 10 m E Pembroke, and 253 w London; governed by a mayor, with a market on Wednesday and Saturday. It has ancient walls, flanked with towers; its castle was demolished in the civil wars. The principal trade is in coal, culm, and oysters; it is a place of great resort for bathing: 5 m wsw, on the coast, are the massive remains

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