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manufactures peculiar to the country, such as
coarse trowsers, baizes, and blankets. Although it
is some years since this province has received any
mischief from the infidels who inhabit the moun
tains of the Andes, yet it has regular advanced de
tachments or guards stationed for the defence of the
frontiers, prepared against a recurrence of the evils
experienced in former times. As we have before
said, it is the largest province, so also it is the best
peopled, since it contains upAvards of 50,000 souls
and 33 settlements, the capital of Avhich has the
same name. Its repartimiento, or tribute, used to
amount to 226,730 dollars, and it used to pay an
alcavala of 1814 dollars per annum. The settle
ments are,

Cicasica, Mecapaca,

Coroico, Pasca,

Yanacache, Ynquisive,

Chulumani, Quimi,

Caza, Collana,

Suri, Huayrapaya,

Cabari, Coripaya,

Mohosa, Chupe,

Capinata, Milluhuay,

Ychoca, Taxma,

Coani, Choxlla,

Yaco, Chirca,

Luribay, Yrupana,

Haichayo, Colqui,

Calamarca, Plaraca,

Zapanqui, Ocavaya.


CICAYARI, a river of the province and country
of Las Amazonas, in the Portuguese possessions.
It rises in the territory of the Chappoanas Indians,
runs n. n. w. and enters the Rio Negro.

[CICERO, a military township in New York,
on the s. tv. side of Oneida lake, and between it,
the Salt lake, and the Salt springs.]

CICLADAS Grandes, islands of the South sea,
discovered by Mr. De Bouganville in 1763.

CICOBASA, a river of the province and govern
ment of Quixos y Macas in the kingdom of Quito,
and of the district of the latter. It rises in the
cordillera of the province of Cuenca, runs s. and
enters the river Santiago.

CIENEGA, a settlement and real of the silver
mines of the province of Tepeguana, and kingdom
of Nueva Vizcaya ; situate near the settlement of

Same name, another settlement, of the province
and government of Santa Marta in the Nuevo
Reyno de Granada. It is situate on the sea-coast,
and on the bank of the cknega or marsh which


lies close to it, and which gives it its name. It wag
a reduccton of the monks of St. Domingo.

CIENEGA of Oro, another (settlement), with the surname of Oro, in the province and government of Cartagena, of the
same kingdom, it is of the district of Tolu, and
formed by the re- union of other settlements in the
year 1776, effected by the Governor Don Juan

Same name, another (settlement), of the island of Cuba; situate
on the n. coast.

CIMA, a valley of the province and govornraent
of Antioquia ; bounded by that of Paucura, from
which it is divided by the river Cauca just at its

CINACANTLAN, a settlement of the province
and alcaldia mayor of Chiapa in the kingdom of

==CINAGUA Y GUACANA, the alcaldia mayor
and jurisdiction of the province and bishopric of
Mechoacán in Nueva Espana. It is 80 leagues
long from e. to w. and 60 wide from n. to s. Its
territory is for the most part mountainous and un
even, and its temperature bad. Its productions
are large cattle, wax, maize, and fruits. Tire ca
pital is the settlement of the same name, of a hot
temperature, and inhabited by 25 families of In
dians, who cultivate maize and melons, upon
which this scanty population consists, though it
was formerly of some consideration. It has suf
fered, no doubt, from the iinkindness of the tempera
ture, and from the wantof water. The jurisdiction
is 80 leagues to the w. with a slight inclination to
the s. of Mexico. The other settlements are,
Guacana, Paraquaro,

Ario, Nocupetajo,

Etuquarillo, Acuiyo,

Santa Ana Turicato. Punguco.

CINALOA, a province and government of
Nueva España. It is between the w. and «. of
Mexico, from whence it is distant 300 leagues. It
extends in length as far as proselytes have been
made to the gospel, viz. to 140° ; and it ex
tends to 40° in width. On the e. of it are
the loftiest sierras of Topia, running towards
the n. and on the w. it is embraced by the arm of
the sea of California. On the s. it has the town of
Culiacan, and to the n. the innumerable nations of
Indians, the boundaries of which are unknown.
This province lies between lat. 27° and 32° n . ; this
being the extent to Avhich the inissonaries have
penetrated. The temperature is extremely hot,
although the cold is intense during the months of
December and January. It rains here very little,
especially upon the coast ; and seldom more than
3 p

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