A G U
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from s. to e. between 'the rivers Mechicor and St.
John, and entering the sea at the mouth of the
bay of Fundy.
AGRATUMATI, a river of the province and
government of Darien, in the kingdom of Tierra
Firme. It rises in the mountains of the ». and
efiters the sea by the Little Beech, opposite Cali
AGREDA, or NUEVA MA'LAGA, a city of the
province and government of Popayan, in the king
dom of Quito, founded by Geronimo Aguado in
1541. It is small, and of a hot temperature, but
abounds in gold mines. Forty-five leagues s. w.
of its capital, 42 from Quito, and 37 to the e. of
the S, sea.
AGRESINAS, a settlement founded by the
Portuguese fathers of the Carmelite. order, in the
country of the Amazonas, situate on the shores of
the river Amazonas.
AGRIAS, a nation of Indians of the province
and government of Santa Marta, to the w. of the
Cienega Grande. It was formerly very numerous,
but at present considerably reduced.
AGUA, Port of, on the n. coast of the island
of St. Domingo, between Point Rabeland the Bay
Agua, a small island, situate near the k. coast
of the island of Vaca, in the channel formed by the
island of St. Domingo, in front of the bay of
Agua, also Ojos de Agua, two springs or
fountains of the province and corregimi'ento of
Cuyo, in the kingdom of Chile, near the lake of
Inca, from whence the river Quillota takes its
Agua Blanca, a settlement of the province
and government of Venezuela, situate between the
rivers Sarare and Acarigua, to the e. of the town of
Agua Buena y Dulce, or Fresh Water,
a bay of the strait of Magellan, near the bay
of La Gente.
Agua-Caliente, a settlement of the kingdom
Agua-Clara, a river of the province and
government of Paraguay. It runs e. and enters
the Parana on the w. side.
Agua Colorada, a river of the same province
and government as the former(Paraguay), which runs e. and
enters also the large river of Parana.
==Agua de Culebra, SAN FRANCISCO XA
VIER DE LA==, 'a settlement of the province and go
vernment of Venezuela, a reduccionof Indians of
the Capuchin fathers ; but the place is also inha
bited by some Spanish families. It belongs to the
district and jurisdiction of the city of San Felipe ;
and in its vicinity dwell a great number of people
in the estates belonging to it, and which produce
abundance of cacao, plantains, yucas, and other
Agua-Dulce, Caleta de, or Creek of, on
the s. coast of the strait of Magellan, on the side
of the bay of San Martin.
Agua Escondida, a settlement of the pro
vince and government of Sonora in Nueva Espana,
situate at the foot of a mountain, and to the n. of
Agua-Verde, an island of the gulph of
California, or Red sea of Cortes, situate near the
coast, between the islands of Carmen and Mon
AGUACAGUA, a settlement of the province
of Guayana, and government of Cumana, one of
those belonging to the missions of the Catalanian
Capuchin fathers. It is on the shore of the river
Caroni, near the mouth, through which this en
ters the Orinoco. Lat. 8° 22' n. Long. 62^
AGUACATAL, a settlement of the province
and government of Antioquia, situate in the val
ley of Peneo, on the shore of the river Cauca.
Lat. 8° n. Long. 75° 28' w.
AGUACATENANGO, a settlement of the pro
vince and alceddia mayor of Chiapa in the king
dom of Guatemala. [Lat. 16° 18' n. Long.
91° 57' a).]
AGUACATLAN, the head settlement of the
district of the alcaldia mayor of Xala in N ueva
Espana. In 1745 it contained 80 families of In
dians, who employed themselves in the culture of
maize and French beans. It has a convent of the
religious order of St. Francis, and lies two leagues
s. e. of its capital.
AGUACHAPA, a settlement of the province
and government of Nicaragua in the kingdom of
AGUADA, a settlement of the island of Porto
rico ; situate in the bay of its name (Aguda), between the
capes Boriquen and St. Francis. It serves as an
inlet for ships going to Tierra Firme and Nueva
Espana to take in water. [Lat. 18° 23' «. Long.
67° 6' a;.]
Aguada (Bay), the aforesaid bay (Aguda) in the above island (Porto rico).
Aguada (point), the point on the coast and at the head
of the above island, 27 leagues distant from the
cape of San Rafael, of the island of St. Domingo.
Aguada (river), a river near the cape (San Rafael) or former point (Aguada),
and in the same island (St. Domingo), being a place where ships
are accustomed to take in water.
Aguada (Small river), a small river of the province and