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GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL
AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES.
Dabaiba, an imaginary and fabulous river,
which some travellers would fain have to be in the
mountains of Abide. Amongst the many rivers,
however, which flow down from that cordillera,
we find no one of this name in the ancient or mo-
dern charts of the best geographers.
DACADMA, a lake of the province and
country of the Amazonas, in the territory pos-
sessed by the Portuguese. It is formed by an arm
or waste- water of the river Marañon, which returns
to enter that river, leaving this lake; and at a
small distance from it is another, called Cudaja.
[DALTON, a fine township in Berkshire
county, Massachusetts, having Pittsfield on the
w. ; and contains 554 inhabitants. The stage
road from Boston to Albany runs through it.
Dalton was incorporated in 1784, and lies 135
miles ay. by n. of Boston, and about 35 the same
course from Northampton.]
[Dalton, a township in Grafton county. New
Hampshire, first called Apthorpe, ivas incorporated
in 1784, and has only 14 inhabitants. It lies on
the e. bank of Connecticut river, at the Fifteen-
mile falls, opposite Concord, in Essex county,
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