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tirely unknown to tiiis. Its inlmbitants lead a
regular life ; they give without cxjicctation of in
demnification, and are governed l!)roughoiit the
■whole tribe by the sounding of a bell. In short,
they might serve as a model for all the other settle
ments of Indians in the kingdom.

COLLANA, another settlement of the same pro
vince and corregimicnto ; annexed to the curacy of
Mecacapaca.

COLLANES, a chain of very lofty mountains,
almost continually covered with snow, in the pro
vince and corre"imiento of Riobamba in the king
dom of Quito, to the s. of the river Pastaza, and of
the mountain runguragua. They take their name
from the nation of barbarous Indians who live
scattered in the woods of these mountains, which
run from w. to e. forming a semicircle of 20
leagues. The mountain which out-tops the rest,
they call the Altar.

COLLANI, a settlement of the missions which
were held by the regulars of the company of the
Jesuits in Nuevo Mexico.

COLLATA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Huarochiri in Peru ; annexed to
the curacy of Santa Olaya.

COLLAY. See Pataz.

COLLETON, a county of the province of Ca
rolina
in N. America ; situate n. of the county of
Grenville, and watered by the river Stone, which
unites itself with an arm of the Wadrnoolan. That
part which looks to the n, e. is peopled with es
tablishments of Indians, and forms, with the other
part, an island called Buono, which is a little below
Charlestown, and is well cultivated and in
habited. The principal rivers of this country are,
the Idistows, the S. and N. Two or three miles up
the former river, the shores are covered with plan
tations, which continue for more than three miles
further n. where the river meets with the N. Edis
tow, and in the island formed by both of them,
it is reckoned that 20 freeholders reside. These
are thus called, from the nature of the assignment
and distribution of lands which took place in the
new colonies. But the English governor did not
grant an absolute and perpetual property, save to
particular individuals : the concession was some
times for life, sometimes considered as lineal,
sometimes to descend to the wife, children, or re
lations, and sometimes with greater restrictions.
The above-mentioned people have, however, their
vote in the assembly, and send to it two members.
In the precinct of this county is an Episcopal
church.

Colleton, another county, of the province
and colony of Georgia.

Colleton, a settlement of the island of Bar
badoes
, in the district of the parish ot Todos
Santos.

COLLICO, a small river of the district of Tol
ten Baxo
in Ihe kingdom of Chile. It runs h. n.
w. and enters the river Tolten.

COLLIQUEN, a llanura, or plain, of the
corregimiento of Truxillo in Peru. It is fertile, and
of a dry and healthy climate, although thinly in
habited and uncultivated.

COLLIUE, a settlement of Indians of the king
dom of Chile, situate on the shore of the river
Tolpan.

COLLQUE, an ancient, large, and well peo
pled settlement of Peru, to the n. of Cuzco ; con
quered and carried by force of arms by the Inca
Huayna Capac, thirteenth Emperor of Peru.

COLNACA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Chichos and Tarija in Peru, of
the district of the second, and annexed to the cu
racy of its capital.

COLOATPA, a settlement of the head settle
ment of Olinalá, and alcaldia mayor of Tlapa, in
Nueva Espana. It contains 29 families of In
dians, who occupy themselves in the commerce
of chia^ a white medicinal earth, and cochineal,
which abounds in this territory. It lies to the
n. w. of its head settlement.

COLOCA, a settlement of the province and
government of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Peru,
situate on the shore of the river of La Plata, and to
the n. of its capital.

COLOCINA, San Carlos de, a settlement of
the province and government of Cartagena, in the
district of the town of Tolu; founded in 1776 by
the governor Don J uan Pimienta.

COLOCINA, some mountains of this province and
government, also called Betanzi, which run n. for
many leagues from the valley of Penco.

COLOCOLO, a settlement of Indians of the
kingdom of Chile ; situate on the shore of the river
Carampangue, and thus called from the celebrated
cazique of this name, one of the chiefs in the war
in which these Indians were engaged with the
Spaniards.

COLOLO, a small river of the province and
government of Buenos Ayres. It runs n. and en
ters the river Negro, near where this enters tire
Uruguay.

COLOMBAINA, a small settlement of the ju
riscidiction of Tocaima, and government of Mari
quita, and in the Nuevo Reyno de Granada ; an
nexed to the curacy of the settlement of Amba
leina. It is situate on the shore of the river
Magdalena; is of a very hot temperature, and

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