The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Capital of a district (2,130) of the same name, in Madras Province, India, situated in a fertile plain 180 m. SW. of Madras, and about 45 m. from the sea; surrounded by walls; contains a rajah's palace, a British residency, and manufactures silk, muslin, and cotton.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tanjore'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tanjore.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.