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lake is as cold as snow itself, This province, like all the others of the kingdom which lie to the s. e. of the cordilfcra, is ever subject to terrible tempests of thunder and lightning, accompanied with boisterous winds and rains from October to March; the same not happening in the provinces which lie to the to. The Indians of this province are of a darker complexion than those of any other ; but they are also of loftier stature, better made, agile, and extremely addicted to the chase, in which they greatly excel, and more particularly in the taking of ostriches, which abound in the llanuras to \X\cs. ; and by all of these exercises they become so light and active as to be able to keep pace with a horse. These Indians are generally known here by the name of Guapes, and are descendants of the Pampas, their neighbours to the e. with whom they trade in the fruits of the country in exchange for clothes and other articles, money not being known amongst any of these barbarians. The Guapes are of a docile and generous disposition, but of great spirit, and very warlike, robust, and well formed. This country, considering its extent, is but thinly peopled, since its inhabitants amount to only 25,000 of all sexes and ages, according to the latest calculation. The capital is the city of Mendoza. [See Chile.] _ _

CUYO, a shoal formed by two rocks in the N. sea, near the coast of the province and government of Yucatan, close to the cape of Cotoche.

[ CUYOACAN, a settlement of the intendancy of Mexico, containing a convent of nuns founded by Hernan Cortes, in which, according to his testament, this great captain wished to be interred, " in whatever part of the world he should end his days." This clause of the testament was never fulfilled.]
CUYOCUYO, a settlement of the province and corregimiento of Carabaya in Peru ; annexed to the curacy of its capital.
CUYOTAMBO, a settlement of the province and corregimiento of Quispicanchi in Peru ; annexed to the curacy of Quishuares.
CUYOTEPEC, San Bartolome de, a head settlement of the district of the alcaldia mayor of Antequera, in the province and bishopric of Oaxaca in Nueva Espana. It is of a middle temperature, contains 358 families of Indians, and a convent of the religious order of St. Dominic. In its district are sown in abundance various kinds of seeds and American aloes, of which is made pulque: Four leagues s. of its capital.
CUYUANA, an island of the province and country of Las Amazonas, in the territory of the Portuguese, formed by two arms of the river Cudiivara or Purus, which separate before they c u z enter the Maranon. It is large, and of an irregular square figure.
CUYUM, or Cuyuni, a large river of the province of Guayana, and government of Cumana. Its origin is not known for certain ; but, from the accounts of the Caribes Indians, it is somewhere near the lake Parime, in the interior of the province, and to the n. e. of the said lake. It runs nearly due from n. to s. making several turnings, until it enters the Esquivo. By this river the Dutch merchants of this colony, assisted by the Caribes, go to entrap the Indians, to make them labour in the estates ; and they have built two forts on either side of the mouth of this river.

CUZABAMBA, a large settlement of the province and corregimiento of Lamas in Peru ; close to which passes a small river of the same name, and which afterwards unites itself with the river Moyobamba. Cuzabamba, another settlement in the province and corregimiento of Tacunga, of the kingdom of
Quito.

CUZALAPA, a settlement of the head settlement of the district of Ayotitlan, and alcaldia mayor of Amola, in Nueva Espana. Its population is very small, and its inhabitants employ themselves in the cultivation of seeds and breeding of cattle. Nine leagues to the w. of its head settle ment.
CUZAMALA, a head settlement of the district of the alcaldia mayor of Azuchitlan in Nueva Espana, lying 10 leagues to the n. of its capital, and being divided from the same by two large rivers. It is of a hot and dry temperature ; its population is composed of 36 families of Spaniards, 30 of Mustees, 48 of Mulattoes, and 53 of Indians, who speak the Taracan language. The trade here consists in large cattle, in the cultivation of maize, and making cascalote. Some emolument also is derived from renting the lands belonging to the capital and the neighbouring settlements.
CUZCATLAN, a settlement of the province and alcaldia mayor of San Salvador in the kingdom of Guatemala.
CUZCO, as it is called by the Indians, a city, the capital of a corregimiento in Peru, the head of a bishopric, erected in 1536, founded by the first Emperor of the Incas, Manco Capac, in 1043, who divided it into Hanam Cozco and Hurin Cozco, which signify Cuzco Lofty and Low, or Superior and Inferior ; the former towards the n. and the second towards the s. It is situate upon a rough and unequal plain formed by the skirts of various mountains, which are washed by


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conserva esta laguna el agua tan fria como si fuera de nieve: tiene la pensión esta Provincia, como las demás del Reyno, que corren al Oriente de la Cordillera por el S de experimentar grandes tempestades de truenos, rayos y vientos fortísimos, y lluvias desde Octubre hasta Marzo, lo qual no sucede en las demas que están a la parte Occidental: los Indios son en ésta de color mas obscuro y tostado que en las otras, pero de mayor estatura, mas bien hechos y ágiles, sumamente inclinados a la caza que exercitan con destreza, y en particular la de avestruces que abundan en las llanuras del Mediodía, cuyo exercicio los hace tan ligeros, que corren siguiendo a un caballo: comunmente los llaman allí Guarpes, y descienden de los Pampas sus confinantes a Levante, con quienes tienen comercio de los frutos del Pais a cambio de ropas y otros géneros, sin usar dinero que no conocen los bárbaros: los Guarpes son de genio dócil y ánimo generoso, pero de mucho espíritu, y guerreros, robustos y bien formados: a proporción de lo dilatado de este Pais está poco poblado, pues sus habitantes apenas llegan a 2 5 5 de todos sexos y edades según la numeración moderna. La Capital es la Ciudad de Mendoza.

Tiene el mismo nombre un baxo que forman dos peñascos en la mar del N, cerca de la Costa de la Provincia y Gobierno de Yucatán junto al Cabo de Catoche.

CUYOCUYO, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Carabaya en el Perú, anexo al Curato de su Capital.

CUYOTAMBO, Pueblo de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Quispicanchi en el Perú, anexo al Curato de Quishuares.

CUYOTEPEC, San Bartolomé de, Pueblo y Cabecera de partido de la Alcaldía mayor de Antequera en la Provincia y Obispado de Oaxaca en Nueva España: es de temperamento templado, tiene 358 familias de Indios, y un Convento de Religiosos de Santo Domingo: en su distrito se cogen con abundancia varias especies de semillas y muchos magueyes de que hacen pulque: está 4 leguas al S de su Capital.

CUYUANA, Isla de la Provincia y Pais de las Amazonas en el territorio que poseen los Portugueses, formada por dos brazos del río Cuchivara o Puras, que se separan antes de entrar en el Marañon: es grande y de figura quadrada irregular.

CUYUM o Cuyuní. Río grande de la Provincia de la Guayana y Guayana y Gobierno de Cumaná: se ignora con certeza su origen, pero según las noticias de los Indios Caribes le tiene cerca de la laguna Parime, en lo interior de la Provincia, y al NE de aquella, corre casi N S haciendo varios tornos hasta entrar en el de Esquivo: por él suben los Holandeses de esta Colonia a cautivar Indios para el trabajo de sus haciendas, ayudados de los Caribes, y tienen construidos dos fuertes a una y otra orilla en su boca 6 salida al mar.

CUZABAMBA, Pueblo grande de la Provincia y Corregimiento de Lamas en el Perú, junto al qual pasa un río pequeño que tiene su mismo nombre, y se junta luego con el de Moyobamba.

Otro Pueblo hay también de este nombre en la Provincia y Corregimiento de Tacunga del Reyno de Quito.

CUZALAPA, Pueblo de la Cabecera de Partido de Ayotitlán y Alcaldía mayor de Amola en Nueva España: es de muy corto vecindario, que se emplea en cultivar semillas y criar ganados: está 9 leguas al Poniente de su Cabecera.

CUZAMALA, Pueblo y Cabecera de partido de la Alcaldía mayor de Azuchitlán en Nueva España, situado 10 leguas al N de su Capital, mediando los caudalosos rios que dividen los términos de los dos Pueblos: es de temperamento cálido y seco: su vecindario se compone de 36 familias de Españoles, 30 de Mestizos, 48 de Mulatos y 53 de Indios que hablan el idioma Tarasco: cuyo comercio es de criar ganado mayor, sembrar maiz y hacer cascalote, como de la utilidad que sacan de arrendar las tierras de los términos de la Capital y de otros Pueblos.

CUZCATLAN, Pueblo de la Provincia y Alcaldía mayor de San Salvador eu el Reyno de Goatemala.

CUZCO, o Cozco como la llamaban los Indios: Ciudad Capital de Corregimiento en el Perú, Cabeza de Obispado, erigido el año de 536, fundada por el primer Emperador de los Incas Manco-Capác el año de 1043 dividiéndola en Hanam Cozco y Hurin Cozco, que significa Cuzco alto y baxo, o superior é inferior, el primero hacia el N, y el segundo a Mediodía: su situación es en un terreno desigual y áspero, que forman las faldas de varios montes que riega el

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lake is as cold as snow itself, This province, like all the others of the kingdom which lie to the s. e. of the cordilfcra, is ever subject to terrible tempests of thunder and lightning, accompanied with boisterous winds and rains from October to March; the same not happening in the provinces which lie to the to. The Indians of this province are of a darker complexion than those of any other ; but they are also of loftier stature, better made, agile, and extremely addicted to the chase, in which they greatly excel, and more particularly in the taking of ostriches, which abound in the llanuras to \X\cs. ; and by all of these exercises they become so light and active as to be able to keep pace with a horse. These Indians are generally known here by the name of Guapes, and are descendants of the Pampas, their neighbours to the e. with whom they trade in the fruits of the country in exchange for clothes and other articles, money not being known amongst any of these barbarians. The Guapes are of a docile and generous disposition, but of great spirit, and very warlike, robust, and well formed. This country, considering its extent, is but thinly peopled, since its inhabitants amount to only 25,000 of all sexes and ages, according to the latest calculation. The capital is the city of Mendoza. [See Chile.] _ _

CUYO, a shoal formed by two rocks in the N. sea, near the coast of the province and government of Yucatan, close to the cape of Cotoche.

[ CUYOACAN, a settlement of the intendancy of Mexico, containing a convent of nuns founded by Hernan Cortes, in which, according to his testament, this great captain wished to be interred, " in whatever part of the world he should end his days." This clause of the testament was never fulfilled.]
CUYOCUYO, a settlement of the province and corregimiento of Carabaya in Peru ; annexed to the curacy of its capital.
CUYOTAMBO, a settlement of the province and corregimiento of Quispicanchi in Peru ; annexed to the curacy of Quishuares.
CUYOTEPEC, San Bartolome de, a head settlement of the district of the alcaldia mayor of Antequera, in the province and bishopric of Oaxaca in Nueva Espana. It is of a middle temperature, contains 358 families of Indians, and a convent of the religious order of St. Dominic. In its district are sown in abundance various kinds of seeds and American aloes, of which is made pulque: Four leagues s. of its capital.
CUYUANA, an island of the province and country of Las Amazonas, in the territory of the Portuguese, formed by two arms of the river Cudiivara or Purus, which separate before they c u z enter the Maranon. It is large, and of an irregular square figure.
CUYUM, or Cuyuni, a large river of the province of Guayana, and government of Cumana. Its origin is not known for certain ; but, from the accounts of the Caribes Indians, it is somewhere near the lake Parime, in the interior of the province, and to the n. e. of the said lake. It runs nearly due from n. to s. making several turnings, until it enters the Esquivo. By this river the Dutch merchants of this colony, assisted by the Caribes, go to entrap the Indians, to make them labour in the estates ; and they have built two forts on either side of the mouth of this river.

CUZABAMBA, a large settlement of the province and corregimiento of Lamas in Peru ; close to which passes a small river of the same name, and which afterwards unites itself with the river Moyobamba. Cuzabamba, another settlement in the province and corregimiento of Tacunga, of the kingdom of
Quito.

CUZALAPA, a settlement of the head settlement of the district of Ayotitlan, and alcaldia mayor of Amola, in Nueva Espana. Its population is very small, and its inhabitants employ themselves in the cultivation of seeds and breeding of cattle. Nine leagues to the w. of its head settle ment.
CUZAMALA, a head settlement of the district of the alcaldia mayor of Azuchitlan in Nueva Espana, lying 10 leagues to the n. of its capital, and being divided from the same by two large rivers. It is of a hot and dry temperature ; its population is composed of 36 families of Spaniards, 30 of Mustees, 48 of Mulattoes, and 53 of Indians, who speak the Taracan language. The trade here consists in large cattle, in the cultivation of maize, and making cascalote. Some emolument also is derived from renting the lands belonging to the capital and the neighbouring settlements.
CUZCATLAN, a settlement of the province and alcaldia mayor of San Salvador in the kingdom of Guatemala.
CUZCO, as it is called by the Indians, a city, the capital of a corregimiento in Peru, the head of a bishopric, erected in 1536, founded by the first Emperor of the Incas, Manco Capac, in 1043, who divided it into Hanam Cozco and Hurin Cozco, which signify Cuzco Lofty and Low, or Superior and Inferior ; the former towards the n. and the second towards the s. It is situate upon a rough and unequal plain formed by the skirts of various mountains, which are washed by


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