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It is of a mild temperulurcj but rather inclined to
cold than heat. It contains 264 families of In-
dians, and a convent of the religious order of St.
Domingo, and in its district are various estates, in
which, and in the 10 settlements of which its dis-
trict consists, are collected scarlet dje, seeds, fruits,
coal, woods, and timber. It is two leagues s. e. of
CUILOTO, a river of the Nuevo Reyno de
Granada, It rises in the mountains of Bogota,
runs e. through the llanos or plains of Casanare and
Meta, and afterwards enters the river Meta. Some
barbarian Indians, the liraras and Chinalos, live
about its borders, dispersed amongst the woods.
CUIQUE, a settlement of the province and go-
vernment of Venezuela ; situate on the shore of the
lake Tacarigua, towards the s.
CUIQUILA, Santa Maria de, a settlement
and head settlement of the alcaldia mayor of Tepozcolula in Nueva Espana. It is of a cold tem-
perature, contains 76 families of Indians, whose
only employment is that of making stone flags ;
and these in sufficient quantity to supply the whole
province. Is nine leagues s.w. of its capital.
CUISILLO, San Francisco de, a settlement
and head settlement of the alcaldia mayor of the
town of Leon, in the province and bishopric of
Mechoacan, contains S3 families of Indians, who
employ themselves in the cultivation of maize and
many fruits. It is very close to its capital.
CUITES, a settlement of the missions which
were held by the regulars of the company of Je-
suits, in the province and govetument of Cinaloa
of Nueva Espaila.
CUITI, a river of the province and govern-
ment of Darien, of the kingdom of Tierra Firme.
It rises in the mountains towards the n. and enters
the sea between the islands Palmas and Pinos.
CUITINA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Tunja in the Nuevo Reyno de
Granada ; situate in the llanura of Sogamoso, be-
tween the settlement of this name and that of Tota.
It is of a cold temperature, produces wheat, maize,
papas, and the other fruits of a cold climate. It
contains 60 housekeepers, and as many Indians ;
lies eight leagues to the n. of Tunja.
CUIXTLAHUACA, San Juan de,, a settle-
ment of the alcaldia mayor of Yanguitlan in Nueva
Espaila. It contains 604 families of Indians, with
those of the wards of its district. It is of a hot
temperature, and lies 16 leagues s. w. of its capi-
tal. It produces some scarlet dye and seeds,
CUIXTLAHUACA, San Juan de, another settle-
ment, of the alcaldia mayor of Tlapa in the same
kingdom. It contains 15 families of Indian’s,
CUJENA, Cano de, an arm of the river Negro,
in the country of Las Amazonas. It runs nearly
due s. and joins the Parime.
CUJILLOS, a settlement of province and go-
vernment of Jaen de Bracamoros in the kingdom
of Quito ; situate on the shore of the river Ma-
CUL DE Sac, a settlement and parish of the
French, in the part possessed by them in the
island of St. Domingo. It is in the head of the w.
and upon the w. coast, on the shore of a river be-
tween port Principe and the river of Naranjos or
Cul de Sac, another settlement and parish in
the island of Guadalupe. It lies on the shore of
the bay of its name, between the rivers Vondi-
piques and Testu. There is also another settle-
ment in the same bay, between the rivers Lezard
CUL DE SAC, a large bay and convenient port
of the same island (Guadalupe), which is the principal of the
whole island, and in which are many smaller
islands. There is also another close to it, dis-
tinguished by the title of Cul de Sac Petit ; and
these are divided by an isthmus of land, which al-
lows a communication to the same lakes by a nar-
CULATAS, a small settlement of the district
and jurisdiction of the town of San Gil, in the cor-
regimiento of Tunja in the Nuevo Reyno de Gra-
nada ; annexed to the curacy of Oiba, It lies be-
tween the settlements of Socorro and Charala,
CULAUI, a river of the island of La Laxa, in
the kingdom of Chile. It runs w. forming a bend
between those of Huaque and Duqueco, and enters
CULCHE, a settlement of Indians, of the dis-
trict of Guadalabquen, and kingdom of Chile;
situate at the source of the river Valdivia.
CULEBRAS, Rio de, a river on (he coast of
the province and government of Costarica, of tlie
kingdom of Guatemala. It runs into tlie N. sea,
between the river Bocaes and the bay of Almi-
CuLEBRAs, Rio de, another river in the pro-
vince and kingdom of Tierra Firme. It rises in
the mountains of the n. coast, and point of San
Bias, and runs into the sea to the w.
CULEBRAS, Rio de, another, of the island of
Santo Domingo, in the e. head ; runs into the
sea in the great bay of Samana, between the rivers
Magua and Yaina.
CULEBRAS, Rio de, a lake of the province and
government of Venezuela, between the river of Sa-
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