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SABLE, a town of France, department Sarte, near are some quarries of black marble; on the Sarte, 25 m NE Angers.

SABLES-D'OLONNE, a town of France, department Vendée, with a tide haven for vessels of 150 tons; on a spot insulated at high-water, 40 m w Fontenay-le-Comte.

SABLESTAN, a province of Asia, Persia, bounded N by Candahar, E by Hindostan, s by Makran, and w by Segestan. It is mountainous, and little known to Europeans: Bost is the capital.

SACAI, a city and seaport of Asia, Japan, in the island of Niphon, with several castles, temples, and palaces. It is 43 ms by w Miac: Lg. 136.5 E, Lt. 34.58 n.

SACCA, or SCIACCA; see XACCA. SACHSEN, a province of Prussia, bounded N and E by Brandenburg, s by the kingdom of Saxony, and several of the principalities and small German states, w, Nw, and N, by the kingdom of Hannover and HesseCassel; exceedingly irregular in its configuration, and embracing various portions of the smaller German states. Magdeburg is the chief city.

SACHSENHAUSEN, a town and territory of Frankfurt on the Mayn; on the s side of the river, and communicates with Frankfurt by a stone bridge.

SACHSENHAUSEN, a town of the principality of Waldec, 6 m NNW Waldec.

SACHSENHEIM, a town of Würtemberg, 12 m NNW Stuttgart.

SACKET'S-HARBOUR, a port of entry, North America, United States, state NewYork, Jefferson county, at the mouth of the Black-river, on Hungry-bay, E end of lakeOntario; good harbour, navy-yard, storehouses, well fortified; barracks for 4500 men; at the head of the bay is the village, about 100 houses, rapidly augmenting. It is 176 m Nw of Albany: Lg. 75.57 w,

Lt. 43.55 N.

SACMARSKOIE-GORODOC, a small fort of Russia, on the Sacmara, 19 m Orenburg. SACOUL, a large village of Russia, government Volhinia, 207 m Jitomir.

SADADCO, a kingdom of Africa, Nigritia, sw of that of Bambouk, extending along the right bank of the Faleme. The capital is of the same name, and in its neighbourhood are some gold pits. It is 67 ms Bambouk: Lg. 9.22 w, Lt. 13.33 N.

SADDLEBACK, a mountain of England, county Cumberland, so called from its form, 5 m ENE Keswick. It is 2787 feet above the level of the sea. On one side is an immense cavity, once the crater of a volcano, at the bottom of which is a lake about

20 acres.

SAPRAS, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in

the Carnatic, formerly prosperous. It is a Dutch settlement, near the mouth of the Palar, 42 m s by w Madras.

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SAFFRON-WALDEN, a market-town and parish of England, county Essex, 27 m xw Chelmsford, and 42 NNE London, so named from the great quantities of saffron formerly cultivated in the vicinity. The town is irregularly built, and not paved. church is spacious and elegant, chiefly of the age of Henry VII and VIII. Here are meeting-houses for Independents, Baptists, and Quakers: alms-houses, and a freeschool. The keep of the ancient castle is still to be seen. It has a considerable trade in malting, and a manufacture of bolting cloths, checks, and fustians; fine yarn and sacks are also made. The town was incorporated by Edward VI in the year 1549; P. 4762. Polling-place.

SAFFY, a seaport of Africa, Marocco, with a castle. Formerly centre of the commerce carried on with Europe, but now has little trade. It is 16 m s cape-Cantin: Lg. 8.58 w, Lt. 32.28 N.

SAGAN, a town of Prussia, province Silesia, with double walls, a fine palace, a priory of the Augustine order, a Lutheran school, a good cloth manufacture; seated on the Bober, 80 m NNW Breslau.

SAGG-HARBOUR, a seaport of North America, United States, state New-York, Suffolk county, E end of Long-island. The whale fishery from this place produces 1000 barrels of oil annually. It is 12 m NW Southampton, and 87 E New-York.

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SAGHALIEN, or SACHALIN, an island of Asia, China, in the sea-of-Okhotsk, extending from Lt. 46 to 54 N, or not less than 550 m in length, by about 90 of medial breadth; separated from the continent by the gulf-of-Tartary on the w, and from the island of Jesso by Perouse-strait on the s. This island was little known till explored by Perouse, and it is the most important portion of that navigator's voyage. centre is mountainous, and well wooded with pine, willow, oak, and birch; but the shores are level, and well adapted to agriculture. The natives, called Ainos, are a mild and intelligent race; they resemble the Tartars in form, and the upper lip is commonly tattooed blue. The dress is a loose robe of dog or seal skins, or quilted nankeen, with a girdle. Their huts are of timber, thatched with grass, with a fireplace in the middle. Here are some settlements of the Japanese, who call the island Karafuto; and there is little trade with the Chinese and Russians.

SAGHALIEN-ULA-HOTUN, a city of Asia, East-Tartary, province Teitcicar. It is rich and populous, and important on account of its situation, as it secures to the

Chinese-Tartars the possession of extensive wilds covered with woods, in which a great number of sables are found. It stands on the Saghalien, 200 m NNE Teitcicar: Lg. 127.25 E, Lt. 50.6 N.

SAGONA, town a in the island of Corsica, now in ruins, yet gives name to a bishopric, and to a gulf on the w coast, which forms a good port at its head. Its remains are on a small river, 16 m NNE Ajaccio. See VICO.

SAGOR, an island of Asia, Hindostan, in Bengal, on the E side of the mouth of the Hoogly. It is 20 m long by 5, almost covered with jungle, and contains many tigers. It is a celebrated place of pilgrimage among the Hindoos, from the sanctity of its situation at the junction of the holiest branch of the Ganges with the ocean. In 1813 the Bengal government established mooring chains and other accommodations for ships; and have since leased the island to an association of Europeans and natives, for the purpose of clearance.

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SAGRES, a small fishing-town of Portugal, province Algarve, on the s coast, 1 league, or about 5 m E cape-San-Vicente, or St.-Vincent, at the head of a small bay on the E of the peninsula of Sagres, which advances 1 m into the sea. This peninsula, anciently promontorium erum, is high, and fortified towards the main, by one large regular front of fortification, 30 feet high, without ditch or outworks; the remainder, washed by the sea, is a continued high perpendicular cliff with a few coast batteries. The only shelter for an anchorage here is that on each side of the peninsula, in 12 to 15 fathoms; but it is quite open to the s. The celebrated prince Henrique of Portugal made Sagres his almost constant residence, in order to direct the equipment of his discovery ships, and he died there in 1465: Lg. 8.58 w, Lt. 37.01 N.-LANDMANN's Portugal.

SAGUNTUM; see MORVIEDRO.

SAHAGUN, a town of Spain, province Leon, with a rich abbey, in a fertile plain on the Cea, 32 m SE Leon.

SAHAR, or the DESERT, a vast country of Africa, 2000 m in length, and 900 in breadth; bounded N by Barbary, E by Fezzan and Cassina, s by Nigritia and Senegambia, and w by the Atlantic-ocean. This dreary waste is much higher than the bordering countries, and appears in general of an even surface, without a tree, shrub, or any other landmark. Some parts consist of solid rocks; others of what is called soil, baked nearly as hard as marble by the intense heat of the sun; on which the foot of man and beast leaves no impression. On these hard surfaces, from 10 to 20 m apart, are small dells, which serve as receptacles for the little rain that falls; and in these grow

a dwarf thorn, thinly scattered, and a few prickly shrubs. Other parts of this trackless desert are covered with sand, which is whirled about by every wind, and sometimes formed into immense heaps, from one to four hundred feet in height; these moveable hills are fatal to travellers, should a strong gale arise when in the midst of them. The N and E parts are here and there interspersed with spots of astonishing fertility; these are called oases, or islands (bearing some resemblance to islands in the sea) which are crowded with inhabitants, and governed by petty princes. The inhabitants, consisting of various tribes, are wild and ignorant, and profess the Mohamedan religion, unless where they approach the country of the Negros. They maintain toward each other the maxims of apparent hospitality, but a Christian is every where odious. Their language is a dialect of the Arabic, and their only intercourse with other nations is carried on by the caravans that periodically traverse this immense country. The Sahara contains antelopes, wild boars, leopards, apes, ostriches, and serpents; a few horses and beeves, and many camels, sheep, and goats. In several parts much salt is produced, which the Arabs carry into Nigritia, and bring back provisions, blue cotton cloth, and slaves.

SAHARUN POOR, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in Delhi, capital of a fertile district, between the Jumna and Ganges, on the skirt of the Sewalic mountains, 105 m N by E Delhi: Lg. 77.26 E, Lt. 29.56 N.

SAID, Africa, a name sometimes given to Upper-Egypt, commencing at Siout and extending s to the borders of Nubia. It is the largest and the least fertile part of Egypt.

SAIDA, or SEYD, a town of Asia, Turkey, Syria, in Palestine, on the coast of the Mediterranean, the remains of the ancient Sidon, with a fort and a castle, in a small village, about 2 m from Saida, is still so called. To the w of the castle is a shoal 200 paces long, and the space between them is a road for vessels, but not safe in bad weather. The shoal, which extends along the town, has a basin enclosed by a decayed pier: this was an ancient port, but it is now so choked with sand, that boats only can enter its mouth, near the castle. Saida is a trading town, and the chief emporium of Damascus and the interior country. The manufacture of cotton is the principal occupation of the inhabitants. It is 42 m NNE Acre, and 68 w by N Damascus: Lg. 36.5 E, Lt. 33.23 N.

SAINT-ABBS, or ABBES-HEAD, Scotland, E coast, 10 m NNW Berwick. It has the remains of a church and castle: Lg. 1.56 w, Lt. 55.54 N.

ST.-AGADEER; see STA.-CRUZ.

ST.-AGNES, one of the Scilly-islands, with

a lighthouse: Lg. 6.20 w, Lt. 49.53.30 N; Dordogne, department La-Gironde, 4 leagues

P. 200.

ST.-AGNES, a village of England, Cornwall, on the Nw coast, near Portreth.

ST.-AIGNAN, a town of France, department Loire-et-Cher, on the Cher, 8 leagues s by E Blois; P. 2800.

ST.-AGREVE, a town of France, department Ardeche, 24 m Nw Privas; P. 2540.

ST.-ALBAN, a town of France, department La Lozere, 25 m NNW Meade; P. 3200.

ST.-ALBAN'S-HEAD, England, s coast of Dorsetshire, English-channel: Lg. 2.10 w, Lt. 50.4 N.

ST.-ALBAN, a town of England, county Hertford, on the Coln, 21 m x by w London; the ancient Verulam, of which there are still some remains; has a market on Wednesday and Saturday: governed by a mayor. It owes its name to Alban, the first martyr in Britain, who was buried on a hill near the town, where a noble monastery was afterward erected to his memory by king Offa, of which the gate and the church still remain in the latter is the monument of Offa, and of Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, whose leaden coffin was discovered in 1703, the body preserved almost entire by a pickle. In the church of St.-Michael is the monument of the celebrated Francis Bacon, viscount Verulam. Two silk-mills and a cotton manufacture. St.-Alban is famous for the victory obtained by Richard duke of York, in 1455, over Henry VI; and for a victory which queen Margaret gained in 1461, over the earl of Warwick.

ST.-ALBAN, a town of North America, United States, state Vermont, chief of Franklin county, on lake-Champlain, 34 m NNE Burlington. The trade is flourishing.

ST.-AMAND, a town of France, department Nord, 7 m N Valenciennes.

ST.-AMAND, a town of France, department Cher, 21 m s Bourges; has iron

works, and a trade in corn and wine; P. 5950.

ST.-AMARA, a town of South America, Brazil, province Bahia, on the Serigy, 12 m from its mouth, in All-Saints'-bay, 40 m NW St.-Salvador: has a trade in sugar, tobacco, and spirits.

ST.-AMBROSE, an island of South America, South-Pacific, 150 m w capeSt.-Nicolas, on the coast of Peru, 15 m w St.-Felix-island: Lg. 80.55 w, Lt. 12.53 s. ST.-AMBROZES, 3 small islands on the W coast of Africa, coast of Benin: Lt. 4.15 N.

ST.-ANDER; see SANTANDER. ST.-ANDRE-D'APAHON, a village of France, department Loire; P. 1500.

ST.-ANDRE-DE-CUBSAC, a town on the

NNE Bordeaux; P. 2900.

ST.-ANDRE-DE-SANGONIS, a town of France, department L'Herault, 6 leagues w by N Montpelier; P. 1600.

ST.-ANDRE-DE-VALBORGNE, a town of France, department Le-Gard, 14 leagues NW Nismes; P. 1850.

ST.-ANDRE-DE-VILLENEUVE, a posttown of France, Languedoc; P. 3300.

ST.-ANDREA, a town of Italy, Naples, principality Ultra; P. 2200.

ST.-ANDREAS, a group of islands in the gulf-of-Venice, N of Ragusa.

ST. ANDREE, a town of Austria, province Illyrien, or Illyria, or Lower-Corinthia, on the Lavant, 20 m ENE Klagenfurt.

ST.-ANDREW, a city of Scotland, county Fife, formerly the metropolitan see of Scotland, near the verge of a precipice overlook. ing a spacious-bay, 9 m E Cupar, and 39 m NNE Edinburgh. The harbour is safe and commodious, though the entrance is narrow. The town is about 1 m in circuit, and consists of 3 principal streets, intersected by a few inconsiderable lanes. It contains 2 churches of the established re

ligion, 2 places of worship for dissenters, and 1 for Episcopalians, and a university consisting of 2 colleges. The parish church is a spacious structure, 162 feet in length by 63. Here is a lofty monument of white marble, erected to the memory of Archbishop Sharp. To the N is situated the college-church, founded by Bishop Kennedy in 1458, on opening whose tomb, about the year 1683, 6 highly ornamented silver maces were found, 3 of which are preserved in the university, and 3 were sent to the other universities of Scotland. A university was instituted in 1412. It formerly consisted of 3 colleges, St.-Salvador's, St.. Leonard's, and St.-Mary's, of which the 2 former were united in 1748, and the buildings of St.-Leonard's were alienated and converted into dwelling-houses. There is a library consisting of about 36,000 volumes: 56 bursaries or endowments, which are conferred on students, belong to the university. The number of students is nearly 200. St.-Andrew's has a manufac tory of golf-balls, the Scots game of golf being much practised here. A spinningmill for flax and tow was lately erected. A market is held weekly, and 5 annual fairs. St.-Andrew's is a royal-burgh, uniting with Cupar, Perth, Dundee, and Forfar, in returning a member to parlia ment. Though decayed, it still possesses some remains of its past consequence. There is a chapel, and a square tower 108 feet high, called the chapel of St.-Regulus, or St.-Rule, and supposed to be of greater antiquity than all the other edifices in the place. It formerly had a magnificent

cathedral, completed in 1318, which was demolished by the reformers in 1559. Several religious houses stood here, of which a ruinous chapel, belonging to the Black-friars, is greatly admired. It had a castle, founded in 1200, which is now demolished, and its picturesque ruins serve as a landmark. George Wishart, a preacher of the reformed 'doctrines, was burnt in 1545; and in 1546, the primate, Cardinal Beaton, was put to death by the Protestants; P. 4899: Lg. 2.50 w, Lt. 56.19.33 N.

ST.-ANN, a town of North America, New-Brunswick, on the St.-John, 2 m below Fredericktown, and 88 m above St.-John. ST.-ANN's, a port of North America, E side of the island of cape-Breton : Lg. 60 w, Lt. 47 N.

North America, Mexico, w side of Rio-delNorte, 150 m s by E Sta.-Fé.

ST.-ANTONIO-DE-SUCHITEPEC, a town of North America, Mexico, Guatimala, 70 m w by N Guatimala.

ST.-ANTONIO-DO-CAPO, a town of South America, Brazil, province Pernambuco, near St.-Augustine, 30 m ssw Olinda.

ST.-ANTHONY's-NOSE, North America, United States, state New-York, a high bluff on the Hudson, 50 m above NewYork, part of the Highlands.

ST.-ARNOUD, a town of France, department Seine-et-Oise, 4 leagues SE Rambouillet; P. 1500.

ST.-ASAPH, a city and bishop's see of Wales, Flintshire, on the Elway, where it joins the Clwyd, with a market on Saturday, ST.-ANGELO, a town of Italy, duchy- 28 m w Chester, and 217 Nw London;

Urbino, 14 m sw Urbino.

ST.-ANGELO, a town of Italy, Naples, province Capitanata, see of a bishop suffragan, 10 m NNE Lauvia; P. 11,500.

ST.-ANIANE, or BENOIT, a town of France, department L'Herault, near the Herault, 5 leagues WNW Montpelier; P. 2350.

ST.-ANN KILLOUGH, or PORT, a sea. port of Ireland, county Down, Irish-sea, with a rock at the entrance, which is covered at half-flood, 6 m NE Downpatrick; has a manufacture of salt.

ST.-ANTHEME, a town of France, department Puy-de-Dome; P. 3029.

ST.-ANTONY, FALLS; see FALLS-OFST.-ANTONY.

ST.-ANTONIN, a town of France, department Tarn-et-Garonne, 7 leagues sw Ville; has manufactures of woollen-stuffs and leather; P. 5400.

ST.-ANTONIO, the most N and w of the cape-de-Verd-islands, 15 m from St.-Vincent. It is full of mountains, whence proceed streams of excellent water, which render the land fruitful. The principal town is seated among the mountains: Lg. 25.20 w, Lt. 17.20 N.

ST.-ANTONIO, a town of South America, Brazil, province Bahia, near the mouth of the St.-Antonio, 80 m s Ilheos.

ST.-ANTONIO, a town of North America, Mexico, capital of Texas, on the St.-Antonio, 300 m ENE Montelovez; P. 2000: Lg. 101.10 w, Lt. 29.50 N.

ST.-ANTONIO-DE-LA-FLORIDA, a town of South America, Chili, province Maule.— Another on the s sea-coast of province Milipilla: Lg. 71.41 w, Lt. 33.39 s.

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ST. ANTONIO DE LOS - CUES, North America, Mexico, province Guaxaco, noted for its remains of ancient Mexican fortifications, 85 m N Guaxaca.

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ST.-ASTIER, a town of France, department Dordogne; P. 2820.

ST.-AUBIN, a town of the island-ofJersey, with a fort, standing on a bay of the same name. See ST.-HELIER.

ST.-AUGUSTIN, a city of North America, United States, capital of state Florida, at the foot of a hill on the E coast, opposite the inlet at the N point of St.-Anastasiaisland, defended by a fort and several redoubts; vessels drawing more than 12 feet of water cannot approach the town, which consists of 4 wide parallel streets, and intersected at right-angles by smaller ones; P. 5000: Lg. 81.40 w, Lt. 23.58 N.

ST.-AUGUSTIN, a port and river of North America, on the SE coast of Labrador, gulf-of-St.-Lawrence, with 2 small islands in the harbour: Lg. 58.58 w, Lt. 51.14 N. ST.-AUGUSTIN; see CAPE-ST.-AUGUS

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ST.-AUSTLE, a town of England, county Cornwall, near the English-channel, 13 m ENE Truro, and 254 w by s London; has manufactures of woollen and cloth; near it is some fine clay, which is sent to the potteries; P. of parish 40,628.

ST.-AVOLD, a town of France, department Moselle, 9 leagues E Metz; P. 3300.

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ST.-BARBARA, a town of North America, Mexico, province Sonorro, 500 m Mexico; near it are rich silver-mines: Lg. 107.5 w, Lt. 26.0 N.

ST.-BARBARA, a town on the w coast of North America, New-Albion, capital of a jurisdiction, good roadstead: Lg. 119.46 w, Lt. 34.26 N.

ST.-BARTHOLOMEW, an island of North America, one of the Caribbees, 24 m in circumference; ceded by the French to Sweden in 1785: its chief exports are cotton, drugs, and lignum vitæ; Gatavia is a

ST.-ANTONIO-DE-SENECI, a town of good harbour: about Lg. 63.40 w, Lt. 17.46 N.

ST.-BEAT, a town of France, department La-Haute-Garonne, on the Garonne, 12 m SSE St.-Bernard.

ST.-BEES, a village of England, county Cumberland, on the sea-coast, 5 m S Whitehaven; has a noted freeschool, and the remains of a priory, the nave is now used as a parish church; also a light-house. ST.-BERNARD, a bay of North America, New-Mexico, coast of gulf-of-Mexico.

ST.-BERNARD, GREAT, a mountain of the Pennine-Alps, frontiers of Switzerland and Sardinia, 15 m NNW Aosta; the highest point is 11,006 feet above the sea: at the elevation of 8000 feet is a large convent, where travellers are entertained gratis during 3 days. Buonaparte with his army crossed this mountain in 1800, previous to the battle of Marengo, where general Dessaix was killed; and Buonaparte erected a monument in the church of this convent to his memory.

ST.-BERTRAND, a town of France, department La Haute-Garonne, near the source of the Garonne, 45 m s Auch.

ST.-BLAS, a seaport of North America, Mexico, in Guadalaxara, chief marine depot in all the country, having dockyards, magazines, &c. for the building and equipment of ships. It is seated on an island at the mouth of the Santiago, 170 m w by N Guadalaxara: Lg. 105.16 w, Lt. 21.40 N.

ST.-BRIDE, a village of Wales, county Pembroke, 7 m wNw Milford, on the s side of a fine bay, to which it gives name; had formerly a great trade in herrings.

ST.-BRIEUC, a bishop's see, France, capital of department Côtes-du-Nord, amongst hills, with a small harbour; P.10,420 : about Lg. 2.43 w, Lt. 48.31 N.

ST.-BURYENS, a village of England, County Cornwall, 5 m wsw Penzance, once of great note, and had a college founded by king Athelstan. The church is spacious, and contains many curious relics of antiquity. In its neighbourhood are 19 large stones standing in a circle, 12 feet from each other, and in the centre is one much larger than the rest.

ST.-CALAIS, a town of France, department La-Sarthe, 21 m ESE Lemans; P.3638.

ST.-CARLOS, 3 in North America: 1st, a town of Mexico, Nicaragua, on the San-Juan, 65 m E by s of San-Juan, about Lg. 83.45 w, Lt. 11.0 N.-2nd, a town and province in Caraccas, 85 m sw Caracas; great trade in oxen, horses, and mules; suffered severely by earthquake in 1812.-3rd, a town, N side of the island of Cuba, West-Indies, a good harbour on w side of bay-of-Matanzas, 60 m E by N Ha

vana.

ST.-CARLOS, South America, chief town

in the island-of-Chiloe: about Lg. 73.55 w, Lt. 42.8 s.

STA.-CATARINA, or CAT HARINE, island, Brazil-coast, South Atlantic, near the

8 leagues long by 2; remarkably fertile in rice, maize, coffee, oranges, &c.; climate salubrious; the capital same name, defended by fort Sta.-Cruz.

ST.-CHAMOND, a town of France, department Rhone, with a castle, 17 m s Lions.

ST.-CHARLES, a town of North America, Missouri territory, capital of a county, on the Missouri, 21 m above its junction with the Mississippi, 28 m w by N St.-Louis.

ST.-CHRISTOPHER, or ST.-KITT'S, North America, West-Indies, one of the Caribbee-islands, 60 m w Antigua, 19 m long by 6; rugged and mountainous; hot sulphurous springs in the sw part; produces chiefly sugar, cotton, ginger, indigo, and fruits. It was formerly inhabited by French and English, and in 1713 ceded to the latter; in 1782 it was taken by the French, and restored the following year. Basseterre is the capital.

ST.-CHRISTOVAL-DE-LAGUNA, Africa, island-of-Teneriff, capital of one of the Canaries; courts of justice held here: the governor has a palace, but resides at Sta. Cruz. It stands on an eminence in a fertile plain: about Lg. 16.18 w, Lt. 28.29 x.

ST.-CHRISTOVAL, a strong fort of Spain, belonging to Badajos, on elevated ground. ST.-CHRISTOVAO, South America, Brazil; see SEREGIPE.

ST.-CLAIRSVILLE, a town of North America, United States, state Ohio, capital of Belmont county, 46 m E by N Zainsville, and 73 sw Pittsburg.

STA.-CLARA, South America, a small island, bay-of-Guayaquil, 70 m sw Guayaquil: about Lg. 82.20 w, Lt. 2.20 s.

ST.-CLAUDE, 2 towns in France:-1st, department Jura; P. 5222.-2nd, department Charente; P. 2000.

ST.-CLOUD, a village of France, department Seine-et-Oise, on the Seine, 6 m w Paris; magnificent palace, with beautiful prospect, park, gardens, and cascades; near the park, on the bank of the Seine, is the celebrated porcelain manufacture of Sevre ; P. 1500.

ST.-COLUMB-MAJOR, a town of England, county Cornwall, on a hill, 17 m w Bodmin, with a market on Thursday;

P. 2493.

ST.-CROIX, an island of North America, West-Indies, one of the Virgin-islands, 20 m long by 7; 40 m s by E St. Thomas, belonging to the Danes; produces sugar. Chief town Christianstadt, on the N coast, defended by a fortress: Lg. 65.28 w, Lt. 17.45 N.

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