The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a small group of Mordovians who lived in the former Teriushevo Volost (small rural district), in what is now Gorky Oblast, RSFSR. (Their name comes from the name “Teriushevo.”) The Teriukhane have been completely assimilated by the Russians.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.