Terre Bonne, a S. E. parish of Louisiana, bordering on the gulf of Mexico, and drained by the Terre Bonne, Black, and Caillou bayous; area, 1,640 sq. m.; pop. in 1875, 15,486, of whom 7,988 were colored. The surface is flat and marshy, and diversified by numerous shallow lakes. Morgan's Louisiana and Texas railroad intersects the N. part. The chief productions in 1870 were 209,050 bushels of Indian corn, 233,000 lbs. of rice, 130 bales of cotton, C.537 hogsheads of sugar, and 366,282 gallons of molasses. There were 676 horses, 1,798 mules and asses, 696 milch cows, 1,357 other cattle, and 2,426 swine; 4 saw mills, 64 manufactories of molasses and sugar, and 4 of upholstery. Capital, Houma.
Terrebonne, a S. W. county of Quebec, Canada, on the N. bank of the St. Lawrence, opposite Montreal; area, 541 sq. m.; pop. in 1871, 19,591, of whom 18,151 were of French and 970 of Irish origin or descent. It is drained by the North river, an affluent of the Ottawa, and by several streams that empty into the St. Lawrence. Capital, St. Jerome.
Terrell, a S. W. county of Georgia, drained by affluents of Flint river; area, about 300 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 9,053, of whom 5,284 were colored. The surface is nearly level. The Southwestern railroad traverses it. The chief productions in 1870 were 158,130 bushels of Indian corn, 13,973 of oats, 22,898 of sweet potatoes, and 6,163 bales of cotton. There were 444 horses, 983 mules and asses, 982 milch cows, 2,083 other cattle, 1,069 sheep, and 6,742 swine; several manufactories, 6 saw mills, and 1 tannery. Capital, Dawson.
Teucer (Gr. Τεύκρος ).
The First King Of Troy, son of the river god Scamander by the nymph Idaea, after whom the Trojans are sometimes called Teucrians. II A Grecian hero in the war against Troy, the son of Tela-mon, king of Salamis, and Hesione of Crete, and a stepbrother of Ajax. He was the best archer among the Greeks; but on his return from Troy his father refused to receive him in Salamis because he had not avenged the death of Ajax nor brought back his body. He therefore settled in the island of Cyprus, and founded there the city of Salamis.
Teutoburg Forest, a mountain chain of Germany, partly in the principality of Lippe, partly in Prussia, extending, at first under the name of Egge, in a N. direction through the territory of Paderborn to Driburg, then N. W. toward Bielefeld and Halle, and terminating at the Bervergern, 5 m. E. of Rheine on the Ems. Its total extent is about 80 m. It reaches its highest point of more than 1,500 ft. near Horn in Lippe. According to Tacitus, the Roman legions of Varus were defeated (A. D. 9) in this mountain region, which he calls Teuto-burgiensis saltus, by Arminius, prince of the Cherusci, whose memory is celebrated as that of the liberator of Germany. (See Arminius.) His colossal monument by Bandel was unveiled by the emperor of Germany, Aug. 16, 1875, amid national rejoicings, on the summit of the Grotenberg near Detmold. (See Bandel).