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madura, 30 m N Lisbon.

Here, in 1808, a battle was fought between the British and French, in which the latter were defeated.

VIMIOSO, a town of Portugal, province Tras-os-Montes, 15 m wNw Miranda, and 17 SE Braganza.

VINAROZ, a town of Spain, province Valencia, 23 m s Tortosa, and 88 NNE Valencia; the environs are covered with vineyards, and much brandy is exported.

VINCENNES, a village of France, 4 m E Paris: here is a palace, or castle, erected by Francis I, in which Charles V expired, and also Henry V of England; repaired and enlarged by Louis XIV; and the ancient towers serve as a state prison. In the ditch of this castle the unfortunate duke d'Enghein was shot by order of Napoleon, on March 21, 1804.

VINCENNES, a county-town of North America, United States, state Indiana, Knox county, on the Wabash, opposite the influx of the Ombra, 126 m Indianopolis, and 693 Washington; it has a fort and a college: Lg. 87.20 w, Lt. 38.46 N.

VINDHYA, a chain of mountains of Asia, Hindostan, which passes w through Bahar and Benares, and continues through Allahabad and Malwa, nearly parallel to the Nerbudda, almost to the gulf-of-Cambay ; inhabited by various tribes of predatory thieves.

VINGORLA, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in Concan, near the mouth of a river, 38 m NNW Goa; about 10 m wsw are some rocks in the sea, called Vingorla-rocks: Lg. 73.22 E, Lt. 15.54 N.

VINTIMIGLIA, a town of Italy, Sardinia, duchy of Genova, with a small harbour, and a strong castle on a high rock, on the Mediterranean, at the mouth of the Rotta, 20 m NE Nice, and 24 sw Oneglia. In 1746 it was taken by the king of Sardinia, but recovered in 1747 by the Genovese, with the assistance of the French: Lg. 7.37 E, Lt. 43.53 N.

VIQUE; see VIC.

VIRE, a town of France, department Calvados, 30 m SE Coutances, and 150 w Paris; manufactures coarse woollen cloths; P. 8043.

VIRGIN-GORDA, or SPANISHTOWN, one of the Virgin-islands of North America, West-Indies, with 2 good harbours, and is defended by a fort: Lg. 64.0 w, Lt. 18.18 N. VIRGINIA, one of the United States of North America, bounded on the N by Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, E by Maryland and the Atlantic, s by North-Carolina and Tennessee, and w by Kentucky and Ohio; length from E to w about 440 m, breadth from N to s 290, area about 70,000 square m, lying between Lg. 76 and 83 w, and Lt. 36.30 and 40.40 N, divided into E

and w districts, the former containing 65 counties and the latter 45; from the coast inland as far as Richmond, the capital of the state, about 100 m, the country is low and flat, partly sandy, and interspersed with swamps, and is unhealthy from August to October; further inland the country is undulated, and advancing w is hilly and mountainous; the banks of the rivers are bordered by very rich belts of alluvial deposits, which widen as they advance into the more level country, but a great portion of the state may be viewed as highly favourable to the agriculturist; chief rivers, the Potomac, Shenandoah, Rappahannock, Cheat, Monongahela, Big-Sandy, Ohio, Kenhawa, Staunton, Meherrin, Nattaway, Elizabeth, Appomatox, Rivanna, James, Pamunky, and Mattapony: the produce is Indian-corn, potatoes, wheat, rye, oats, buckwheat, rice, hemp, flax, tobacco, clover, and various grasses, and every vegetable and fruit known in Europe; the minerals are gold, copper, lead, iron, coal, limestone, manganese, saltpetre, marble, soapstone, salt, slate, talc, &c. Iron, coal, and limestone, are particularly Alleghany mountains and the Ohio, where abundant in that part lying between the the country is more broken and generally less fertile. Chief exports, wheat, Indiancorn, lumber, tar, pitch, tobacco, turpencoal, oak-bark, staves, cotton, lampblack, tine, salted provision, flour, indigo, charfurs, peach-brandy, and a great variety of minor articles of commerce. In 1830 gold was raised in Virginia of the value of 2500 dollars, or about £500, and received at the mint of the United States. For education there is a university, and a vast number of public schools for the poor children, at which in 1829, out of 26,381 poor children, 11,799 were instructed at an average expense of about 14s. each per annum; P. 20,000 in 1642, 170,000 in 1763, 880,200 in 1800, 1,065,366 in 1820, 1,211,272 in 1830, of whom 469,724 are slaves.

VIRGINIA, a town of Ireland, county Cavan, on the Virginia, 15 m SE Cavan.

VIRGIN-ISLANDS, about 40 islands, islets, and keys of North America, West-Indies, between St.-Juan-de-Puerto-Rico and the Caribbee-islands, possessed by the English and Danes. In the first division, belonging to the English, is Tortola, to which belong Jost-Van-Dyke, Little-Van-Dyke, Guana, Beef, and Thatch islands. In the second division is Virgin-Gorda, to which belong Anegada, Nicker, Prickly-Pear, the Muskitos, the Commanoes, &c. islands, the principal are St.-Thomas, St.Croix, and St.-John. The chief, and almost the only staple productions of these islands are sugar and cotton. The largest island is Tortola.

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VISE, a fortified town of Belgium, pro

vince Liege, on the Maas, 15 m Nw Limburg.

VISEU, a city of Portugal, province Beira, and a bishop's see. It was founded by the Romans, who called it Visontium, and stands amid mountains, 50 m NE Coimbra.

VISHNEI-VOLOSHOK, a town of Russia, government Tver. It has a canal, which, by uniting the Tverza and the Msta, connects the inland navigation between the Caspian and the Baltic; and above 4000 vessels pass it annually. The merchandise of Astracan, and other parts of the s of Russia, are brought to this place, which is spacious, and full of buildings and shops. On the Zua, near its conflux with the Tverza, 70 m Nw Tver: Lg. 34.35 E, Lt. 57.30 N.

VISO, a mountain of the Cottian Alps, and the highest part of that chain, which separates Piedmont from the French province of Dauphiny. It is the Mons Verulas of the Romans. The Po has its source on the E flank of this mountain, from which three valleys descend into the plains of Piedmont.

VISPACH, a town of Switzerland, in Valais, 24 m E by N Sian.

VITERBO, a town of Italy, capital of the patrimony of St.-Peter, and a bishop's see. It contains 16 parish churches, numerous convents, and many palaces and fountains. Near the city is a hot mineral spring, much frequented. It is seated at the foot of a mountain, in a beautiful valley, 40 m NNW Rome: Lg. 12.26 E, Lt. 42.25 N.

VITRE, a town of France, department of Ille-et-Vilaine, with a trade in linen cloth, and knit stockings and gloves; on the Vilaine, 20 m NE Rennes, and 52 SE St.Malo; P. 8856.

VITRY-LE-BRULE, a village of France, 2 m NE Vitry-le-François. It was formerly a considerable town, but was burnt by Louis VII, and on this account called Brulé. The English and Burgundians, in the war with Charles VII, set fire to Vitry, and 60 villages. It was a third time burned and ruined by the troops of emperor Charles V. VITRY-LE-FRANÇOIS, a town of France, department Marne, built by Francis I, after the destruction of Vitry-le-Brulé by Charles V. It has a trade in corn, and stands on the Marne, 15 m SE Chalons, and 100 E Paris; P. 6976.

VITTEAUX, a town of France, department Côte-d'Or, on the Braine, among the mountains, where there are quarries of marble, 12 m SE Semur, and 27 w Dijon.

VITTORIA, a city of district Alava, in Biscay. by double walls, and the

Spain, capital of It is surrounded large streets are

bordered with trees. In the principal square are the townhouse, two convents, and a fine fountain. It has a great trade in hardware, particularly in sword-blades, which are made here in large quantities. Near this city, in 1813, a complete victory was obtained by the allied forces under lord Wellington, over the French army under Joseph Bonaparte and marshal Jourdan. It stands in a plain, fertile in corn and grapes, 32 m SE Bilboa, and 155 N Madrid: Lg. 2.38 W, Lt. 42.45 N.

VITTORIA, a town of Sicily, Val-diIt has a Noto, and county of Modica. trade in corn, wine, and oil, and stands in a plain, 15 m wNw Modica.

VIVAREZ, an old province of France, on the w bank of the Rhone, which parts it from Dauphiny. It now forms the department Ardeche.

VIVERO, a town of Spain, province Galicia, on a steep hill, near the Landrova, which flows into the bay-of-Biscay; 22 m Nw Mondonnedo.

VIVIERS, a town of France, department Ardeche, lately a bishop's see; among basaltic rocks near the Rhone, 16 m s by E Privas: Lg. 4.41 E, Lt. 44.29 N.

VIZAGAPATAM, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in the Circars, and the capital of a considerable district, with a harbour, defended by a fort. The town is inconsiderable, the Europeans generally residing at Walloor, a village 3 m to the NE; and at Semachellum, a village 5 m to the w, is a Hindoo temple of great fame. The staples of the ports are wax, salt, cotton, and indigo. It is 56 m ssw Cicacole: Lg. 83.24 E, Lt. 17.42 N.

VIZIERABAD, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in Lahore, on the left bank of the Chinaub, 58 m N Lahore.

VIZINI, a town of the island of Sicily, in Val-di-Ñoto, 25 m NNW Noto.

VLADIMIR, a government of Russia, bounded on the N by Iaroslaw and Costroma, E by Nijni-Novgorod, s by Tambow and Riazan, and w by Moscow and Tver; extends from E to w about 332 m, and from N to s about 136 m; divided into 13 dis

tricts, each having a chief town of the same name, viz.-Vladimir, capital of the go. vernment, Souzdal, Pereslavl-Zaleski, Yourief-Polskoie, Chouia, Mourom, Viaznikof, Pocrof, Gorokhovetz, Melenki, Covrof, Soudogda, and Alexandrof. The surface is flat, the E part fertile, but the w covered with forest, and is marshy and sandy. The Kerjatche, Colp, Gous, Colokcha, Sarmotchief rivers are the Oca, Chazma, Nerl, 2 cha, Teza, and Viazma. The inhabitants are industrious, good masons, brickmakers, carpenters, plasterers, &c. It is celebrated on account of the quantity and excellence

of its cherries; P. 890,512, exclusive of nobility and clergy.

VLADIMIR, a city of Russia, capital of government Vladimir, and chief of district Vladimir, on the left and high bank of the Chiazma, 600 m Petersburg, 116 m Moscow. Principal buildings: several churches, some of cut stone, the archbishop's palace, a seminary for 150 scholars, the courts of justice, the governor's house, and guardhouses; the buildings containing the shops are all of brick, and various handsome private houses of wood. Its situation is unfavourable for trade, and is almost exclusively supported by the traffic passing through it into Siberia, and all the eastern parts of Russia; P. about 3000: Lg. 40.41.30 E, Lt. 56.2.15 N.

VLISSINGEN, a seaport of the Netherlands, island of Walcheren, on the N side of the Western-Scheld, the entrance of which it defends. It has a good harbour, and a canal runs through the town, deep enough to admit loaded vessels. The stadthouse is a superb building, after the model of that at Amsterdam. Flushing surrendered to the French in 1795, and in 1809 it was taken by the English, who destroyed the works. It is 4 m ssw Middleburg: Lg. 3.34 E, Lt. 51.26 N.

VOGHERA, a town of Italy, in Milanese, 9 m NE Tortona.

VOGLABRUCK, a town of Austria, 28 m NE Salzburg.

VOID, a town of France, department Meuse, 18 m ESE Bar-le-Duc.

VOIGTLAND, the former name of a territory of Saxony, bounded on the w by Thuringia and Franconia. It is very hilly, and abounds in wood; but the valleys afford plenty of corn and pasture, and feed great numbers of excellent cattle.

VOITSBERG, a town of Austria, Stiria, 18 m w by s Gratz.

VOKELMARK, or VOLKENMARK, a town of Austria, in Carinthia, on the Drave, 17 m E by s Clagenfurt.

VOLANO, a town of Italy, on the gulf-ofVenice, at one of the mouths of the Po, 34 m E Ferrara.

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VOLCANO; See VULCANO.

VOLCONDA, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in the Carnatic, with a fort on a rock 200 feet high; 70 m sw Pondicherry: Lg. 79.7 E,

Lt. 11.18 N.

VOGELSDORF, a small post-village of Prussia, province Brandenburg, 14 m by post-road E of Berlin, post-road to Breslau.

VOLHINIA, a government of Russia, bounded on the N by Grodno and Minsk, E by Kiow and Tchernigof, s by Podolia, and w by Gallicia, divided into 12 districts, viz. :—

Jitomir, containing the capital, Ovroutche, Novograd-Volhinski, Staro-Constantinow, Zaslavl, Ostrog, Rovna, Vladimir, Covel, One of Loutsk, Doubna, and Crementz. the most fertile governments in the s of Russia. Chief rivers, the Stronmen, Stira, Parona, Sloutcha, all navigable. Fruits of every kind abound. It produces flax, hemp, honey, and wax; has vast quantities of cattle, and iron mines; manufactures of paper, glass, potash, iron-works, linen and leather; P. 1,064,710.

VOLLENHOVEN, a town of Holland, province Overyssel, with a castle, and a small port on the Zuider-zee, 12 m NW Zwoll.

VOLMAR, a town of Russia, government Riga, on the Aa, 67 m NE Riga.

VOLO, a town of Europe, Turkey, in Thessaly, with a citadel and a fort. The chief exports are wheat, oil, tobacco, and sponges. It is seated at the skirt of the celebrated mount Pelion, and near the head of a gulf of its name, where there is a good harbour, 38 m SE Larissa: Lg. 22.55 E, Lt. 39.21 N.

VOLOGDA, a government of Russia, bounded on the N by governments Archangel and Olonetz, E by Tobolsk and Perm, s by Viatka, Costroma, and Iaroslaw, and w by Novgorod; extent, from N to s, about 800 m, and from E to w 400. It is divided into 10 districts, each having a chief town of the same name, viz.:-Vologda, the capital of the government, Nicolsk, Yarensk, Velsk, Cadnikof, Oustioug-Veliki, Solvytchegodsk, Totma, Griazovetz, OustSysolsk. It is much intersected by hills and picturesque valleys; unfavourable to agriculture, the climate being too severe in the N, and the s being covered with marshes and lakes and immense forests. The chief rivers are the Vologda, Rabanskaia-Soukhonia, Ocolnaia-Soukhonia, Nijnea-Soukhonia, Dvina, Vija, Youg, Vytchegda, Mezene, and the Petchora. The most considerable lakes are Coubenskoe, the 2 Petigorskia, Condesse, and Sandor. The chief produce is leather, tallow, and grain. The manufactures are paper, coarse cloths, rope, corn-brandy, some hard-ware and turpentine; its exports are confined to Archangel; P. 569,920.

VOLOGDA, a city of Russia, capital of government Vologda, chief of district, on both banks of the Vologda, 428 m Petersburg, and 284 Moscow. It contains 52 churches, 2 convents, 1 seminary, 1 gym

nasium, 2 rope-walks, 8 spinning manufactures, 1 paper mill, 8 tanneries, and 15 manufactures of candles; there are also manufactures of colours, and of immense quantity of gingerbread. It is the residence of the archbishop; P. 12,000.

VOLSK, a town of Russia, government Saratof, on the Volga, 76 m NE Saratof; P. 3000.

VOLTERRA, a walled town of Italy, Tuscany, in the territory of Pisa, containing several palaces and many antiquities. It stands on the summit of a mountain, 30 m sw Florence, and 32 SE Pisa.

VOLTRI, a town of Italy, Sardinia, duchy of Genova, near which the Austrians were defeated by the French in 1796. It is 6 m Genova.

VOLTURARA, a town of Italy, Naples, in Capitanata, at the foot of the Apennines, 20 m w Lucera, and 52 NE Naples.

VOLVIC, a town of France, department Puy-de-Dome, containing immense quarries, 6 m N Clermont.

VONITZA, a town of kingdom Greece, in Livadia, department Acarnania-and-Etolia, with a castle; at the head of a deep bay, on the s side of the gulf-of-Arta, 17 m ssw Arta, and 60 Nw Lepanto.

VOORN, a fort of Holland, province Gelderland, on a small island formed by the Waal and the Mass, 7 m E by N Bommel.

VOORN, an island of Holland, province South-Holland, between the mouths of the Maas, 20 m long by 5. This island, with Overflackee and Goree, form the territory

soap, leather, cloth, 9 of which are for the supply of army clothing, candles, and some nitre; P. 956,944.

VORONEJE, a city of Russia, capital of government Voroneje, and chief of district, on the right and high bank of the Voroneje, 812 m Petersburg, and 326 Moscow. It is very ancient, and contains 2 cathedrals, an archbishop's palace, a seminary with a library containing 5000 volumes, 2 convents, 20 churches, courts of justice, the governor's residence, the building for shops, a school for soldiers' children, an hospital, a dispensary, a gymnasium. It has manufactures of cloth, soap, leather, and tallow, and a considerable trade with the ports of the Black-sea; P. 15,000: Lg. 39.40.45 E, Lt. 51.40.30 N.

VORONETZ; see VORONEJE.

VOSGES, a department of France, 65 m by 40, including the SE part of the old province of Lorrain. It is bordered by the departments Meurte, Bas-Rhin, HautRhin, Haute-Saone, Haute-Marne, and Meuse. It has its name from a chain of mountains, formerly covered with wood, which extends on its E border. Area: 2350 square m; P. 397,987. Epinal is the capital.

VOSTITZA, a large town of kingdom Greece, Morea, department Achaia-and Elida, capital of province Vostitza, on the called Voornland, which anciently belonged gulf-of-Lepanto, 20 m SE by s Lepanto:

to Zealand. Briel is the capital.

VORARLBERG, a mountainous district of Austria, bordering on Switzerland, the lake of Constance and Bavaria. It now forms part of Tyrol. Bregentz is the capital.

VORDER, a town of Hannover, province Osnaburg, 20 m N Osnabrück.

VORONEJE, a government of Russia, bounded on the N by governments Tambow and Orel, E by Saratof, and the territory of the Cosaques of the Don, s by the latter, and government Ecatherinoslav, w by Coursk and Slobodes-of-Ukraine, divided into 13 districts, each having a chief town of the same name, viz. :-Voroneje, capital of the government, Zemliansk, Zadonsk, NijneDevitsk, Bobrow, Ostrogojsk, Corotoyak, Birutche, Pavlovsk, Valouiki, Bohoutchar, Khopersk, and Starobelsk. The Don traverses the whole of its length, and on its left receives the waters of the Voroneje and Ousman, the Bitioug, the Sereda, and the Bohoutchar, and on the right receives the Sosna, the Oscol, and Derkoul, which fall into the Donetz, having their sources in this government. The soil is exceedingly fertile, rich in timber and pasture, excepting in the s, which contains a barren step. It produces grain of every description, hemp, flax, cattle, fruits in great variety, and has very abundant fisheries. Its manufactures are 350 for corn brandy, breweries, bricks,

Lg. 22.7 E, Lt. 38.12 N.

VOURLA, a town of Asia, Turkey, in Natolia, on two eminences, near the gulf-ofSmyrna, 30 m w by s Smyrna.

VOUILLE, a village of France, departHere ment Vienne, 10 m w Poitiers. Clovis gained a battle, in 507, against Alaric, king of the Visigoths, which extended the French empire from the Loire to the Pyrenees.

VOU-TCHANG, a city of Asia, China, capital of Hou-quang, 655 m s Peking, the

rendezvous for all the merchants in the empire. As every branch of trade is carried on here, its port on the Kian-ku is always crowded with vessels, the river being some times covered with them 6 m in length. The beautiful crystal found in its mountains, the quantity of fine tea, and the bamboopaper made here, render it celebrated. g. 112.25 E, Lt. 30.30 N.

VOUZIERS, a town of France, department Ardennes, on the Aisne, 28 m s Mezieres, and 32 ENE Rheims; P. 2003.

VULCANO, one of the Lipari-islands, 12 m in circuit, in the form of a cone with the top broken off. It continually emits smoke only. It is uninhabited, but occasionally visited by other islanders, to cut brush wood for fuel, which grows in the crater of an old volcano. VULCANELLO, anciently

a distinct island, to the N, has been joined to Vulcano by a narrow neck, formed by an eruption. They lie s of Lipari, separated from them by a deep channel 2 m broad.

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WABERN, a post-town of Hesse-Cassel, 15 m ssw Cassel, post-road to Frankfurt. WACHENHEIM, a town of Bavaria, province Rhein, 17 m ssw Worms.

WACHOVIA, a tract of North America, United States, state North Carolina, between the Dan and Yadkin, Surry county, consisting of 100,000 acres, purchased by the Moravians, in 1751, and named by them from an estate of count Zinzendorf, in Austria. It contains several settlements, of which Salem is the principal.

WACHTENDONK, a town of Prussia, province Cleve-Jülich-Berg, 5 m s Geldern. WACHTERSBACH, a town of Bavaria, with a castle, 20 m ENE Hanau.

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WADESBOROUGH, a county-town North America, United States, state North Carolina, Anson county, on a lofty hill, 134 m Raleigh, 410 Washington.

WADSTENA, a town of Sweden, province Oster-Gotland, with a castle, built by Gustavus Vasa in 1544; on lake-Wettern, 26 m w Linkoping.

WAGEEROO, an island of Australasia, near the NW point of Papua: Lg. 131 E. Shore under the equator.

WAGENINGEN, a town of Holland, province Gelderland, with a trade in cattle and tobacco; on the Rhine, 12 m w Arnheim.

WAGNAGUR, a town of Asia, Hindostan, in Gujerat, near the mouth of the Wagnagur, in the gulf-of-Cambay, 71 m w by s Surat: Lg. 71.58 E, Lt. 21.3 N.

WAGSTADT, a town of Austria, Silesia, principality Troppau, 14 m sse Troppau. WAREN, a town of grand-duchy of Mecklenburg, 12 m s Malchin, and 27 wNw New-Strelitz.

WAHRENBRÜCK, a town of Prussia, province Sachsen, on the Elster, 13 m E Torgau.

WAIBLINGEN, a town of Würtemberg,

7 m ENE Stuttgart.

WAIDHAUS, a town of Bavaria, province Regen, 28 m NE Amberg.

WAIGATCH, an island and strait between Nova-Zemlia and Russia: Lg. 93.30 E, Lt. 69.30 N.

WAINFLEET, a town of England, county Lincoln, with a market on Saturday; on the Limb, near a creek of the sea, which admits small craft, 14 m NE Boston, and 128 N by E London; P. 1135.

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WAITZEN, a town of Austria, Hungary, and a bishop's see, with a large annual fair; on the Danube, 22 m N by E Pest.

WAKEFIELD, a town of England, County West-York, 28 m sw York, and 184 NNW London; has a market on Friday, and returns 1 M.P. It has 2 churches, and an ancient stone bridge over the Calder, on which Edward IV erected a chapel to the memory of his father, who lost his life in the battle near this place in 1460. Here are considerable manufacturès of woollen cloth and stuffs, and a hall for the sale of the goods; a free grammarschool, which has several exhibitions to both the universities; and a grand courthouse; also, for the west-riding of the county, a register office for deeds, a lunatic asylum, and a house of correction. Beside 2 annual fairs, here are fortnight fairs, held every other Wednesday, and the trade in cattle, wool, and corn, is considerable; P. 24,538. Polling-place.

WALACHIA, Europe, a province of Turkey, 175 m long by 125, bounded on the N by Austria and province Moldavia, from Bulgaria, and w by Servia. It is E and s by the Danube, which separates it Danube; abounds in good horses and cattle, watered by many rivers, all flowing to the has numerous mines of salt, and produces wine, oil, and all the European fruits. It was ceded to the Turks by the treaty of Belgrade, in 1739. The inhabitants are chiefly of the Greek church. It is governed by a waywode or prince, styled also the hospodar, who is a vassal of the empire. Bucharest is the capital.

WALADIA, a town of Africa, Marocco, with a very spacious harbour, but the entrance is obstructed by rocks. It stands on an extensive plain, which produces every necessary and luxury of life, 130 m wNw Marocco: Lg. 8.25 w, Lt. 31.56 N.

WALAJAHNAGUR, a town of Asia, Hin

dostan, in the Carnatic. It is large, regularly built, and populous, and the centre of the trade between the country above the Gauts and the seacoast. It stands on the N side of the Palar, 5 m NE Arcot.

WALBURG, a small post-village of HesseCassel, 15 m SE Cassel, post-road to Eise

nach and Gotha.

WALCHEREN, an island of Holland, province Zealand, lying at the mouth of the Scheld. It is 9 m long by 8, and being low is subject to inundations, but has good arable and pasture lands. In 1809 the British sent an immense armament to take this island, as a primary object, in which they succeeded; but the expedition returned without attempting any other design. The capital of this island, and of the whole province, is Middleburg.

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