Trinidad

Trinidad, a small Brazilian island in the Atlantic, in 20° 30' S. lat., and 700 miles E. of the coast of Brazil, reported to contain pirates' buried treasure. See Knight's Cruise of the Alert (1890).

Trinidad

Trinidad, capital of Las Animas county, Colorado, on the Purgatory River, 210 miles S. by E. of Denver. Coal is found here. Pop. 5523.

Trinity

Trinity, a northern suburb of Edinburgh.

Trinity

Trinity, a river of Texas, formed by two forks near Dallas, runs 500 miles SSE. to Galveston Bay. It is navigable for steamboats for over 300 miles, except in the dry season.

Tripolitza

Tripolit'za (officially Tripolis, 'three cities'), a town of Greece, under the Turkish rule capital of the Morea, 40 miles SW. of Corinth, in a plain 3000 feet above the sea. It derives its name from being near the sites of the three ancient cities Tegea, Mantinea, and Pallantium. Pop. 10,698.

Trivandram

Trivandram. See Travancore.

Troitsk

Troitsk, a town of Russia, 400 miles NE. of Orenburg. Pop. 23,500.

Tromso

Tromso, a town of Norway, on the eastern* shore of the low, fertile island of Tromso, which is nearly 5 miles long, and 1 1/2 mile broad. Pop. of island, 75,000; of town, 7000.

Troon

Troon, a seaport and watering-place of Ayrshire, 6 miles N. by W. of Ayr and 31 SW. of Glasgow. The harbour, undertaken by the Duke of Portland in 1808, and completed at a cost of more than half a million, is protected by a breakwater 1000 yards long. Golf-links were laid out in 1878; and Troon also has splendid sands and good sea-bathing. Pop. 4850. See Kirkwood's Troon and Dundonald (2d ed. Kilmarnock, 1881).

Troppau

Troppau (Trop-pow), the capital of Austrian Silesia, on the Oppa, a tributary of the Oder, 184 miles by rail NE. of Vienna. It has manufactures of cloth, beet-root sugar, etc. Pop. 26,860."

Trossachs

Tros'sachs, a wooded defile of Perthshire, 8 miles W. by S. of Callander, which Scott's Lady of the Lake has made one of the places of pilgrimage of the world. It extends 1 mile eastward between Lochs Katrine and Achray, and to the north has Ben A'an (1851 feet), to the south-west Benvenue (2393 feet).

Trouville

Trouville (Troo'veel), a popular French watering-place, dep. Calvados, at the mouth of the Tongues, 10 miles SW. of Honfleur. It has famous oyster beds and fine sands, and was discovered by Alexandre Dumas. Pop. 5627.

Trowbridge

Trow'bridge, a market-town of Wiltshire, on a rocky hill above the small river Biss, 12 1/2 miles by rail SE. of Bath and 12 SSW. of Chippenham. A Norman castle at Court Hill has vanished. The fine Perpendicular church of St James (1475) has a spire 159 feet high; Crabbe the poet was rector from 1814 to 1832, and is buried in the chancel. A new town-hall was opened by the Duchess of Albany in 1889; and there are also a market-house, public gardens (1884), cottage hospital (1886), waterworks (1873), etc. Trowbridge has been a seat of the woollen manufacture since Henry VIII.'s reign; and superfine broadcloth and kerseymere are largely manufactured. Pop. 11,500.