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(lereent of Quecliollenan^o, and nkaldia mni/or
of Chilapa, in Nueva Espana. It contains 27
families of Indians, and is three leagues from its
head settlement.

COLOYA, a settlement of the province and
government of Popayán in the corregimiento of
Pasto.

COLPA, a settlement of the province and cor
reghniento of Aymaraez in Peru'; annexed to the
curacy ot Pituhuanca in the province of Cocha
bamba.

COLPAPIRHUA , a settlement of the province
an^l corregimiento of Cochabamba in Peru ; an
nexed to the curacy of Tiquipaya.

COLPES, a settlem.ent of the province and
government of Tucumán, in the district of its ca
pital.

COLPI, a small river of the kingdom of Chile,
It runs n. and enters the Quisu.

COLQUEMARCA, a settlement of the jrro
vince and correghniento of Chumbivilcas in Peru.

COLQUEPATA, a settlement of tiie province
and cori'egimienlo of Paucartambo in Peru; an
nexed to the curacy of its capital.

COLQUI, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Cicasica in Peru ; annexed to
the curacy of Mohosa in the province of Cocha
bamba.

COLQUIOC, a settlement of the province and
corregimienlo of Caxatambo in Peru ; annexed to
the curncy ofCaxacay.

(COLRAINE, a township in Hampshire coun
ty, Massachusetts, which contains 229 houses,
and 1417 inhabitants,)

COLTA, a large lake of the province and
forregimiento of Riobamba in the kingdom of
Quito, near that city to the s. It is about two
leagues in length from n, to s. and is of an oval
figure. Its banks are covered with very fine
rushes and eneax, or flags; but fish will not breed
in it, owing to the coldness of the climate ; it has
two very small streams, the one to the w. and pass
ing very near to Riobamba, and the other to the
s. entering the n. side of the river Gamote.

(COLUMBIA, a township in Washington
county, district of Maine, on Pleasant river, ad
joining Macliias on the 7i.e. and was formerly
called Plantations No. 12 and 13. It was incor
porated in 1796. The town of Machias lies 15
miles to the e. ; it is nine miles from Steuben.)

(Columbia County, in New York, is bounded
n. by Rensselaer, s. by Dutchess, e. by the state
of Massachusetts, and w. by Hudson river, which
divides it from Albany county. It is 32 miles in
length and 21 in breadth, and is divided into

eight towns, of which Hudson, Claverack, and
Kinderhook, are the chief. It contained in 1790
27,732 inhabitants, and in 1796, 3560 electors.)

(Columbia College. See New York City.)

(Columbia, Territory of. See Washington,
or the Federal City.)

(Columbia, a post-town, the capital of Ker
shaw
county, and the seat of government of S.
Carolina. It is situated in Camden district, on
the e. side of the Congaree, just below the con
fluence of Saluda and Broad rivers ; the streets are
regular, and the town contains upwards of 70
houses. The public offices have, in some mea
sure, been divided, for the accomodation of the
inhabitants of the lower counties, and a branch
of each retained in Charlestown. It lies 115 miles
«. n. u\ of Charlestown, .35 s. w. of Camden, 85
from Augusta in Georgia, and 678 s. u\ of Phila
delphia. Jjat. 33° 58' n. Long. 8° 5' ay.)

(Columbia, a flourishing po.st-town in Gooch
land
county, Virginia, on the «. side of James
river, at the mouth of the Rivanna. It contains
about 40 houses, and a warehouse for the inspec
tion of tobacco. It lies 45 miles above Richmond,
35 from Charlottesville, and 328 s. w. of Phila
delphia.)

(Columbia, atown newly laid out in Lancas
ter
county, Pennsylvania, on the n. e. bank of
Susquehannah river, at Wright’s ferry, 10 miles
w. of Lancaster, and 76 to. by n. of Philadel
phia.)

(Columbia County, in the upper district of
Georgia, is bounded by Savannah e. on the n. e,
and e. which separates it from the state of S. Caro
lina, w. of Richmond county. Its shape is
very irregular.)

(Columbia, a town on the «. w. territory, on
the «. bank of Ohio river, and on thezo. side of the
mouth of Little Miami river; about six miles s. e.
by e. of fort W ashington, eight e. by s. of Cincin
nati, and 87 n. by w. of Lexington in Kentucky.
Lat. 38° 44' ? 2 .)

COMACARI, a large river of the kingdom of
Nuevo Mexico.

COMACHUEN, Santa Maria de, a settle
ment of the head settlement of Siguinan, and akai
dia mayor of Valladolid, in the province and
bishopric of Mechoacan, with 25 families of In
dians, whose only occupation is in making saddle
trees. Two leagues from its head settlement.

COMAGRE, a very small, barren, and desert
island of the N. sea, on the coast of the province
and government of Darien, and nearly to the s. of
the island of Pinos.

COMALA, a settlement of the head settlement

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