Sentence Examples

  • From Bogota the Spaniards constructed two partially-paved highways, one leading down to the Magdalena in the vicinity of Honda, while the other passed down into the upper valley of the same river in a south-westerly direction, over which communication was maintained with Popayan and other settlements of southern Colombia and Ecuador.
  • There are woollen mills at Popayan and Pasto, and small cigar-making industries at Ambalema and Palmira.
  • Popayan is built on a great plain sloping N.W.
  • Popayan is the seat of a bishopric dating from 1547, whose cathedral was built by the Jesuits; and in the days of its prosperity it possessed a university of considerable reputation.
  • Earthquakes have also caused much damage to Popayan, especially those of 1827 and 1834.

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