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DEL PUERTO, a city of the province and go
vernment of Antioquia in the Nuevo Reyno de
Granada ; founded by Gaspar de Kodas, on the
spot of the Matanza of Valdivia, in 1676. It has
changed its place several times, on account of the
badness of.its temperature : and, lastly, in the year
1588, it was removed by Francisco Redondo to
the spot where it now stands : is one league from
the river Cauca, on a very steep declivity, which
is also of an unhealthy temperature, although
abounding greatly in gold mines, which are,
however, but little worked. Jt is the native
place of,

Fr. Marcos Vetancur, provincial of St. Domingo
in Santa Fe:

Fr. Lorenzo de Figueroa, of the province of
San Francisco :

Don Andres de Vetancur, elected bishop of
La Concepcion in Chile;

Fr. Diego de Figueroa, provincial of San Augus
tin in Santa Fe : and

Don Luis de Vetancur, precentor of Quito, in
quisitor of Lima, and bishop-elect of Popayan ;
all brothers, and men of singular virtue and
learning.

CEAPA, a settlement of the province and cor
regimiento of Chilques and Marques in Peru; an
nexed to the curacy of Pampacucho.

CEBACO, a settlement of the province and
alcaldia major of Matagalpa in the kingdom of
Guatemala.

CECIL, a county, being one of the ten which
compose the colony and province of Maryland.

(Cecil, a township in Washington county,
Pennsylvania.)

CECILIA, Dona, a settlement of the province
and government of Santa Marta in the kingdom
of Tierra Firme ; situate on the shore of the large
river Magdalena, opposite the lake Zapatosa, three
leagues from the town of Mompox.

CECONTEPEC, a settlement of the province
and alcaldia major of San Salvador in the king
dom of Guatemala.

(CEDAR Point, a port of entry in Charles
county, Maryland, on the e. side of Potowmac
river, about 12 miles below port Tobacco, and 96
s. by w. of Baltimore. Its exports are chiefly to
bacco and Indian corn, and in 1794 amounted in
value to 18,593 dollars.)

(Cedar Point, a cape on the w. side of Dela
ware bay, in St. Mary’s county, Maryland.)

(Cedar Lick, a salt spring in the state of Ten
nessee
, 19 miles from Nashville, four from Big
spring, and six from Little spring.)

Cedar, a river of the province and colony of

C E N

Pennsylvania, which traverses New Jersey, and
enters the sea.

Cedar, another small river of the province and
colony of Delaware, which runs e. and enters the
sea in the bay of its name.

Cedar, a small island of South Carolina; situate
within the strait of Parapticoe.

Cedar, another island of the province and co
lony of Maryland, between that of Chingoteag
and that of Little Matompkin.

CEDAZOS, a settlement of the head settlement
and alcaldia mayor of Zapopan in Nueva Es
paña, in which dwell some Maslees, Mulattoes,
and Indians, who live by cultivating seeds.

CEDROS, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Paucartambo in Peru ; annexed
to the curacy of Challabamba.

Cedros, another settlement in the province and
government of Cinaloa ; situate on the shore of the
river Mayo, on the confines of the province of
Astimuri.

Cedros, a river of New France or Canada.
It runs s. e. and enters the lake Erie near the
mouth of the strait of Misigagues.

CEGUEHUE, a small river of the province
and government of Quijos y Macas in the king
dom of Quito. It enters, a little way from its
source, into the Azuela.

CELAYA, a town of the intendancy of Gua
naxuato
in the kingdom of Nueva Espana.
Sumptuous edifices have been recently constructed
here, as also at Queretaro and Guanaxuato. The
church of the Carmelites of Celaya has a fine
appearance ; it is adorned with Corinthian and
Ionic columns. Its height is 1833 metres, or 6018
feet.

CELEDIN, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Caxamarca in Peru.

CELLACACA, a settlement of the province
and corregimiento of Chichas and Tarija in Peru.

CENDRE, a cape or point of land of the coast
of Acadia.

CENEGUANGA, a settlement of the province
and government of Santa Marta in the kingdom of
Tierra Firme; situate on the coast near the river
Piedras.

CENEGUETAS, a settlement of the province
and government of Guayaquil in the kingdom of
Quito.

CENGUYO, San Pedro de, a settlement of
the head settlement of Yrimbo, and alcaldia mayor
of Maravatio, in the bishopric of Mechoacan,
and kingdom of Nueva Espaiia. It contains 60
families of Indians, and is two leagues to the n. zo.
of its head settlement.

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