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visible, part of a temple of Diana, of which
xe2x80xa2there are seven entire pillars standing, is now
converted into butchers’ shambles; and the fa-
mous aqueduct built by Sertorius, still conveys
a noble stream of water to the city. Evora is
seated in a pleasant country, surrounded on all
sides by mountains, 65 m. E. hy S. of Lisbon.
Long. 7. 50. W., lat. 38. 28. N.

Evoramonte, a town of Portugal, in Alemtejo,
situate on a rock, 8 m. W. S. W. of Estremoz,
and 23 N. N. E. of Evora.

Evereux, a town of France, capital of the depart-
ment of Eure, and a bishop’s see. The cathedral
is a handsome structure. The trade consists in
corn, linen, and woolen cloth; and it has manu-
factures of cotton, velvets, and tick. It is seated
on the Iton, 25 m. S. of Rouen, and 55 N. W. of
Paris. Pop. in 1825, 9,728.

Ewell, a town in Surry, Eng. contiguous to Ep
som, 6 m. W. of Croydon, and 13 S. S. W. of

Ex, a river rising in the forest of Exmoor, in
Somersetshire, Eng. and leaving the county
below Dulverton, runs through Devonshire, hy
Tiverton, Exeter, and Topsham, whence it forms
an estuary to the Engliah channel, at Exmouth.

Exeter, a city of England, and the capital of
Devonshire, on the river Ex. It was formerly
the seat of the W. Saxon kings, who resided in
the castle, called Rougemont, from the colour
of the hill on which it is built. It was encom-
passed by walls, and four gates, two of which are
now pulled down. With its suburbs it contains
19 churches, beside the cathedral, which is a
magnificent fabric. It is governed by a mayor,
has 13 companies of tradesmen, and formerly car-
ried on an extensive commerce in woolen stuffs to
Spain, &c.; but its commerce end manufactures
have materially declined since the close of the
18th century, and its present importance is deriv-
ed from the agreeableness of its locality, occasion-
ing it to be much resorted to by the neighbour-
ing gentry : an elegant new bridge crosses the
river. The public buildings consists of a guildhall,
county hall, hospital, lunatic asylum, &c. &c.
It is situate 9 m. above the entrance of the river
into the sea, 43 m. E. of Plymouth, 87 S. W. of
Bath, and 168 W. S. W. of London, by way of
Salisbury. Pop. in 1821,23,479.

Exeter, p.t. Penobscot Co. Me. Pop. 1,438.

Exeter, p.t. Rockingham Co. N. H. on Exeter
river, a branch of the Piscataqua. It has several
manufactures, and the sadlery business is carried
on to a great extent. Some vessels are built here,
the river being capable of floating down those
of 500 tons. Here are an academy, and a court-
house, 15 m. S. W. of Portsmouth, and 47 N. of
Boston. Pop. 2,759. Also a p.t. in Washington

Co. R. I. Pop. 2,389. Also a p.t. in Otsego Co
N. Y. Pop. 1,690. Also a p.t. in Luzerne Co
Pa. Also a township in Berks Co. Pa. and
villages in New Hanover Co. N. C. and Harrison
Co. Indiana.

Exideuil, or Exciderjil, a town of France, in
the department of Dordogne, 20 m. N. E. ofPeri-
gueux, and 32 S. of Limoges.

Exilles, a strong town of Piedmont, with a fort-
ified castle on a mountain, which guards one of
the passes into the country. It is seated on the
river Doire, 37 m. W. N. W. ofTurin.

Exmouth, a village in Devonshire, Eng. on the
E. side of the mouth of the river Ex, 10 m. S. S.
E. of Exeter. It is much frequented for the
benefit of sea-bathing.

Eybmschitz, a town of Moravia, in the circle
of Znaim, on the river Ollawa, 12 m. S. W. of

Eyder, a river and canal that separates Jutland
from Holstein. The river rises in Holstein, and
flows W. by Rendsburg, Fredericstadt, and Ton-
ningen into the German Ocean. The canal pas-
ses E. from Rendsburg to a bay of the Baltic,
a little N. of Kiel. These jointly afford a safe
inland navigation across the country, between
the Baltic sea and German Ocean.

Eye, a borough in Suffolk, Eng. Here are the
ruins of a castle and a Benedictine abbey. The
women are employed in making bonelace. It
is a mean place, 20 m. N. of Ipswich, and 89 N.
E. of London. It returns two members to par-
liament. Pop. in 1831,1,882.

Eyemouth, a town of Scotland, in Berwick-
shire, with a harbour for vessels of small burden
and a trade in corn and meal. It is seated at
the mouth of the Eye, 8 m. N. by W. of Ber-

Eylau, a town in E. Prussia, 20 m S Ro
nigsberg ; famous for a bloody battle between the
Russians and French, Oct. 7, 1807.

Eymoutiers, a town of France, in the depart-
ment of Upper Vienne, with a considerable trade
in skins, leather, and rags; seated on the Vienne,
20 m. N. of Limoges.

Eyndhoten, a town of Dutch Brabant, at the
conflux of the Eynds with the Dommel, 13 m
S. E. of Bois le Due.

Eywanovritz, a town of Moravia, in the circle
of Olmutz, 27 m. S. S. W. of Olmutz.

Ezagen, a rich and ancient town in the king
dom of Fez, 60 m., S. of Tetuan.

Ezel, an island in Russia, in the Baltic sea, of
a triangular form, about 8 m. in circumference.
Long. 40. E., lat. 58. 20. N.

Ezy, a town of France, in the department of
the Eure, 15 m. S. E. of Evreux.


FAABORG, a seaport town of Denmark, on the

S. coast of the island of Funen, in a flat hut fer-
tile country. The principal trade is in provis-
ions. It is 17 m. S. of Odence. Long. 10. 16.
E., lat. 55. 12. N.

Fabius, p.t. Onondaga Co. N. Y. Pop. 3,071.

Fabriano, a town ofltaly, in the marquisite of
Ancona, famous for its excellent paper. It is
25 m. N. E. of Foligno.

Foctoryville, p.v. Tioga Co. N. Y.

Faenza, a city of Italy, in Romagna, and a
bishop’s see, with an old fortress. The cathedral
stands in the great square, and has a steeple 5
stories high, with balustrades. In 1796 it was
taken by the French; and afterwards taken by
the troops of the pope. In 1797, the pope’s troops
were defeated and expelled. Faenza is famous
for fine earthen ware. It is seated on the Amona,
20 m. W. S. W. of Ravenna.

Fahlun, a town of Sweden, capital of Dalecar-


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