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[boyes. or pretended magicians, sacrifices and wor
ship ; wounding themselves on such solemnities
with an instrument made of the teeth of the agouti,
which inflicted horrible gashes ; conceiving, per
haps, that the malignant powers delighted in
groans and misery, and were to be appeased only
by human blood,]

Caribe, a settlement of the same province and
government ; situate on the windward coast of the
cape of Tres Puntas. In its district are 26 plan
tations, 15 of cacao, and the rest of vines and
maize, which yield but indifferently, from a want
of water; although they find means of supplying
this in some degree by the rain. The community
consists of 1070 souls ; and is five leagues dis
tant from the settlement of Carupano.

(CARIBEANA, now called Paria or New
Andalucia, which see.)

CARIBES, a barbarous and ferocious nation of
Indians, who are cannibals, inhabiting the pro
vince which by them is called Caribana. They
are divided under the titles of the Maritiraos and
Mediterraneos : the former live in plains and upon
the coast of the Atlantic, are contiguous to the
Dutch and French colonies, and follow the laws
and customs of the former, with whom they carry
on a commerce. They are the most cruel of any
that infest the settlements of the missions of the
river Orinoco, and are the same as those called
Galibis. The Mediterraneos, who inhabit the
s. side of the source of the river Caroni, are of a
more pacific nature, and began to be reduced to
the faith by the regular order of the abolished so
ciety of the Jesuits in 1738, The name of Caribes
is given not only to these and other Indians of the
Antilles, but to all such as are cannibals. See Ca
ribe.

(CARIBOU, an island towards the e. end of
lake Superior in N. America, n. w. of Cross cape,
and s. w. of Montreal bay.)

CARICARI, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Paria in Peru ; annexed to the
curacy of Toledo.

Caricari, also called Laguacina, a point of
land on the coast of the province and government
of the Rio del Hacha.

CARICHANA, a settlement of the province of
Guayana, and government of Cumana ; one of the
missions of the Rio Meta, which was under the
care of the society of Jesuits, of the province of
Santa Fe. It is situate on the shore of the Ori
noco, by the torrent of its name ; and is at present
under the care of the religious order of Capuchins.

Carichana, Torrent of, a strait of the river

Orinoco, formed by different islands, some covered
by, and some standing out of, the water, so that
the navigation is very difficult and dangerous. It
is near the mouth of the river Meta.

CARIJANA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Larecaja in Peru ; annexed to the
curacy of Camata.

=CARILLON==, a fort belonging to the French,
in New France.

(CARIMBATAY, a parish of the province and
government of Paraguay ; situate a little to the
n. w. of the town of Curuguaty. Lat. 24° 33' 35".
Long. 55° 57' w.)

Carimbatay, a river of the above province
and government, which runs w. and enters the
Xexuy near the town of Curuguato.

CARIMU, a small river of the province and
colony of the Dutch, in Surinam ; one of those
which enter the Cuium on the s. side.

CARINIS, a small river of the province and
captainship of Para in Brazil. It rises in the coun
try of the Aritus Indians, runs e. and enters the
Guiriri.

CARIOCOS, a lake of the country of the Ama
zonas
, in the Portuguese territories, on the shore
of the river. It is formed by the Topinamba
ranas, which, according to Mr. Bellin, makes this
sheet of water before it enters the former river.

CARIPE, a settlement of the province and go
vernment of Cumaná in the kingdom of Tierra
Firme, situate in the middle of a serranía; one of
the missions in that province belonging to the
Aragonese Capuchin fathers.

CARIPORES, a settlement of S. America, to
the n. of Brazil and of the river of Las Amazo
nas : although of barbarian Indians, it deserves
particular mention, on account of its virtuous and
pacific customs, so different from the brutality and
sloth of the surrounding nations. These Indians
are handsome, lively, bold, valorous, liberal, ho
nest, and affable, and in short the most polished
nation of Indians in all America ; they esteem ho
nour, justice, and truth; are enemies to deceit, eat
bread made of cazave, which they have a method
of preserving good for three or four years. They
do not scruple to eat the flesh of some ugly snakes
found in their woods, but are not cannibals ; nei
ther do they revenge upon their prisoners taken
in war the cruelties they experience from their
enemies.

CARIUITOS, a settlement of the province and
government of Venezuela in the kingdom of Tierra
Firrae.

(CARIY, a parish of the province and govern-


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CARIBES, Nación bárbara de Indios feroces, comedores de carne humana, que habitan la Provincia llamada por ellos Caribana: se divide en Marítimos y Mediterráneos; los primeros viven en las llanuras y Costa del mar Atlántico, contiguos a las Colonias Holandesas y Francesas, y siguen las leyes y costumbres de los primeros con quienes comercian: son los mas crueles que infestan los Pueblos de las Misiones del río Orinoco, y los mismos que también llaman Galibis: los Mediterráneos que habitan al S del nacimiento del río Caroni son de genio mas pacífico, y empezaron a reducirlos a la fe los Regulares de la extinguida Compañía el año de 1738: el nombre de Caribes no solo se da a éstos y a los de las Islas Antillas, sino a los demás bárbaros que comen carne humana.
Tienen el mismo nombre unos Islotes inmediatos a la Costa de la Provincia y Gobierno de Cumaná junto al Cabo de tres Puntas.
Un Pueblo de la misma Provincia y Gobierno, situado en la Costa de Barlovento del Cabo de tres Puntas: tiene en su distrito 26 haciendas, las 15 de cacao y las restantes de cañas, yucas y maiz, todas cortas por la falta de agua que hay en él, y suplen con la que llueve: tiene 3070 almas de comunión y y está 5 leguas del Pueblo de Carupano.

CARICARI, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Paria en el Perú, anexo al Curato de Toledo.

Tiene el mismo nombre, y el de Laguaciná una Punta de Tierra en la Costa de la Provincia y Gobierno del rio del Hacha al O de éste.

CARICHANA, Pueblo de la Provincia de Guayaña y Gobierno de Cumatiá, uno de las Misiones del río Meta, que tenían a su cargo los Regulares de la Compañía de la Provincia de Santa Fe: está situado a orilla del Orinoco en el parage del raudal de su nombre, hoy está al cuidado de los Religiosos Capuchinos.
Tiene este nombre de raudal de Carichana una estrechura del río Orinoco, formada por diferentes Islas y peñascos, unos cubiertos y otros fuera del agua, que hacen muy difícil y peligrosa su navegación: está cerca de la boca del río Meta.

CARIJANA, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Larecaja en el Perú, anexo al Curato de Camatá.

CARILLON, Fuerte que tienen los Franceses en la Nueva Francia.

CARIMBATAI, Río] de la Provincia y Gobierno del Paraguay, corre al O y entra en el de Xexuy cerca de la Villa de Curuguato.

CARIMU, Río] pequeño de la Provincia y Colonia Holandesa de Surinam, uno de los que entran en el de Cuium por la vanda del S.

CARINIS, Río] pequeño de la Provincia y Capitanía del Para en el Brasil: nace en el Pais de los Indios Aritus, corre al E y entra en el de Guiriri.

CARIOCOS, Laguna del Pais de las Amazonas en la parte que poseen los Portugueses a la orilla del rio: se forma del de Topinambaranas, que hace este gran rebalso antes de entrar en aquel, según Mr. Bellin.

CARIPE, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Cumaná en el Reyno de Tierra-Firme, situado en medio de la Serranía, uno de los de las Misiones que tienen en aquella Provincia los Padres Capuchinos Aragoneses.

CARIPORES, Pueblo de la América Meridional al N del Brasil y del río de las Amazonas, que aunque de Indios bárbaros, merece que se haga memoria E articular por sus costumres virtuosas y pacíficas, sin embargo de la brutalidad y torpeza de las demas naciones que lo rodean. Sus naturales son hermosos, vivos, alegres y atrevidos, valerosos, liberales, honestos y afables, y en ñn la nación de Indios mas cultos de toda la América: estiman la honra, la justicia y la verdad, son enemigos del engaño, comen pan hecho de cazave al modo de las galletas de Europa; de suerte, que dura seco tres y quatro años: no repugnan comer la carne de unos culebrones disformes que se hallan en sus bosques, pero no son Antropófagos, ni a los prisioneros que hacen en la guerra dan el cruel destino que ellos experimentan de sus enemigos.

CARIUITOS, Pueblo de la Provincia y Gobierno de Venezuela en el Reyno de Tierra-Firme.

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[boyes. or pretended magicians, sacrifices and wor
ship ; wounding themselves on such solemnities
with an instrument made of the teeth of the agouti,
which inflicted horrible gashes ; conceiving, per
haps, that the malignant powers delighted in
groans and misery, and were to be appeased only
by human blood,]

Caribe, a settlement of the same province and
government ; situate on the windward coast of the
cape of Tres Puntas. In its district are 26 plan
tations, 15 of cacao, and the rest of vines and
maize, which yield but indifferently, from a want
of water; although they find means of supplying
this in some degree by the rain. The community
consists of 1070 souls ; and is five leagues dis
tant from the settlement of Carupano.

(CARIBEANA, now called Paria or New
Andalucia, which see.)

CARIBES, a barbarous and ferocious nation of
Indians, who are cannibals, inhabiting the pro
vince which by them is called Caribana. They
are divided under the titles of the Maritiraos and
Mediterraneos : the former live in plains and upon
the coast of the Atlantic, are contiguous to the
Dutch and French colonies, and follow the laws
and customs of the former, with whom they carry
on a commerce. They are the most cruel of any
that infest the settlements of the missions of the
river Orinoco, and are the same as those called
Galibis. The Mediterraneos, who inhabit the
s. side of the source of the river Caroni, are of a
more pacific nature, and began to be reduced to
the faith by the regular order of the abolished so
ciety of the Jesuits in 1738, The name of Caribes
is given not only to these and other Indians of the
Antilles, but to all such as are cannibals. See Ca
ribe.

(CARIBOU, an island towards the e. end of
lake Superior in N. America, n. w. of Cross cape,
and s. w. of Montreal bay.)

CARICARI, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Paria in Peru ; annexed to the
curacy of Toledo.

Caricari, also called Laguacina, a point of
land on the coast of the province and government
of the Rio del Hacha.

CARICHANA, a settlement of the province of
Guayana, and government of Cumana ; one of the
missions of the Rio Meta, which was under the
care of the society of Jesuits, of the province of
Santa Fe. It is situate on the shore of the Ori
noco, by the torrent of its name ; and is at present
under the care of the religious order of Capuchins.

Carichana, Torrent of, a strait of the river

Orinoco, formed by different islands, some covered
by, and some standing out of, the water, so that
the navigation is very difficult and dangerous. It
is near the mouth of the river Meta.

CARIJANA, a settlement of the province and
corregimiento of Larecaja in Peru ; annexed to the
curacy of Camata.

=CARILLON==, a fort belonging to the French,
in New France.

(CARIMBATAY, a parish of the province and
government of Paraguay ; situate a little to the
n. w. of the town of Curuguaty. Lat. 24° 33' 35".
Long. 55° 57' w.)

Carimbatay, a river of the above province
and government, which runs w. and enters the
Xexuy near the town of Curuguato.

CARIMU, a small river of the province and
colony of the Dutch, in Surinam ; one of those
which enter the Cuium on the s. side.

CARINIS, a small river of the province and
captainship of Para in Brazil. It rises in the coun
try of the Aritus Indians, runs e. and enters the
Guiriri.

CARIOCOS, a lake of the country of the Ama
zonas
, in the Portuguese territories, on the shore
of the river. It is formed by the Topinamba
ranas, which, according to Mr. Bellin, makes this
sheet of water before it enters the former river.

CARIPE, a settlement of the province and go
vernment of Cumaná in the kingdom of Tierra
Firme, situate in the middle of a serranía; one of
the missions in that province belonging to the
Aragonese Capuchin fathers.

CARIPORES, a settlement of S. America, to
the n. of Brazil and of the river of Las Amazo
nas : although of barbarian Indians, it deserves
particular mention, on account of its virtuous and
pacific customs, so different from the brutality and
sloth of the surrounding nations. These Indians
are handsome, lively, bold, valorous, liberal, ho
nest, and affable, and in short the most polished
nation of Indians in all America ; they esteem ho
nour, justice, and truth; are enemies to deceit, eat
bread made of cazave, which they have a method
of preserving good for three or four years. They
do not scruple to eat the flesh of some ugly snakes
found in their woods, but are not cannibals ; nei
ther do they revenge upon their prisoners taken
in war the cruelties they experience from their
enemies.

CARIUITOS, a settlement of the province and
government of Venezuela in the kingdom of Tierra
Firrae.

(CARIY, a parish of the province and govern-


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