Teschen, a town of Lower Silesia, Austria, on the right bank of the Olsa, 38 m. S. E. of Troppau; pop. in 1870, including suburbs, 9,779. There is some trade in local products. The principal manufactory is one for yarns, and there is also a large publishing house. - The peace concluded at Teschen, May 13, 1779, between Maria Theresa and Frederick the Great, terminated the war of the Bavarian succession. The former duchy of Teschen comprised till 1849 most of an extensive circle of the same name, now divided into eight bailiwicks.

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Teschen, a town of Lower Silesia, Austria, on the right bank of the Olsa, 38 m. S. E. of Troppau; pop. in 1870, including suburbs, 9,779. There is some trade in local products. The principal manufactory is one for yarns, and there is also a large publishing house. - The peace concluded at Teschen, May 13, 1779, between Maria Theresa and Frederick the Great, terminated the war of the Bavarian succession. The former duchy of Teschen comprised till 1849 most of an extensive circle of the same name, now divided into eight bailiwicks.