rey Co. N. C., Laurens Dis. S. C., Madison Co.
Alab., and Robertson Co. Tenn.
Huntspill, a town in Somersetshire, Eng. 7 m.
N. of Bridgewater, and 143 W. by S. of London.
Hurdwar, a town of Hindoostan, in the prov-
ince of Dehli, where the Ganges first enters the
country. It is 100 m. N. by E. of Dehli. Long,
78. 23. E.,lat. 29. 55. N.
Huron, a lake of North America, which lies
between 80. and 85. W. long., and 43. and 48. N.
lat. It has a communication with Lake Michi-
gan and Lake Erie. Its shape is nearly triangu-
lar, 250 m. in length, and its circumference 800
miles. On the N. side is a chain of islands 150
miles long, called Manitoualin by the Indians,
who consider them as sg-cred : on the S. W. is
Saginau Bay, and a little more to the N. W. is
Thunder Bay so called from the frequent thunder
that is heard there.
Huron, a county of Ohio, lying upon Lake
Erie. Pop. 13,345. Norwalk is the capital.
Hurst Castle, a fortress in Hampshire, 4 m. S.
ofLymington. It stands on the extreme point
of a neck of land, about a mile distant from the
Isle of Wight. In this castle Charles I. was con-
fined previously to his being brought to trial.
Hus, or Hussii, a towin of European Turkey,
in Moldavia, the see of a Greek bishop. Here
Peter the Great made peace with the Turks in
1711. It is situate on the Pruth, 70 m. S. W. of
Bender. Long. 25.34. E., lat. 46. 35. N.
Htissingabad, a town of Hindoostan. in the
province of Malwah, on the S side of the Nerbud-
dah, 140 m. N. W. of Nagpore. Long. 77. 54.
E., lat. 22. 42. N.
Hussum, a sea-port of Denmark, in the duchy
of Sleswick, with a strong citadel. It has a trade
in horses and oxen, and manufactures of leather,
cotton, and linen. It stands on the river Ow or
Aue, near the German Ocean, 16 m. W. of Sles-
wick. Long. 9. 20. E., lat. 54. 36. N.
Huttany, a town of Hindoostan, in the province
of Visiapour. It is surrounded by mud ram-
parts, and has a citadel, and a spacious caravan-
sera. 30 m. S. S. W. of Visiapour. Long. 75.
6. E., lat. 17.5. N.
Huttonsville, p.v. Randolph Co. Va.
Huy, a town of the Netherlands, in the territory
of Liege, with many paper mills, and iron foun-
deries. It is seated on the Maese, 12 m. W. S
W. of Liege.
Hyannis, ph. Barnstable Co. Mass., on the S.
side of Cape Cod.
Hyattstown, p.v. Montgomery Co. Maryland.
Hyde, a county of North Carolina, lying on
Pamlico Sound. Pop. 6,177. Lake Landing is
the seat of justice
Hyde Park, ph. Dutchess Co. N. Y. on the
Hudson. Pop. 2,554. Also a village in Halifax
Co. N. C.
Hyderabad, a populous city of Hindoostan, cap-
ital of Golconda, and the metropolis of the Dec-
can. The suburbs, which are very large, are oc-
cupied by merchants and tradesmen. li stands
in a plain, on a river that runs into the Kistna,
310 m. N. N. W. of Madras. Long. 78. 52. E.,
lat. 17. 16. N.
Hyderabad, a fort of Hindoostan, in the pro-
vince of Sinde, and the usual residence of the
prince of Sinde; situate near the Indus, 6 m. E.
of Nusserpour, and 62 N. E. ofTatta.
Hydra, a small island of Independent Greece,
the ancient Aristeia. It lies on the eastern coast of
the Morea about 3 m. from the shore. It is a
barren rock, but was an important naval station of
the Greeks during the war of the revolution.
The town of the same name contains 13,000 in-
habitants. The houses are built on the side of a
rocky hill and make a very picturesque appearance-
The inhabitants are enterprising, and engaged
altogether in naval affairs. A Greek newspaper
is printed here.
Hypolite, St., a town of France, in the depart-
ment of Gard, seated on the Vidourle, near its
source, 12 m. S. W. of Alais.
Hypolite, St., a town of France, in the depart
ment of Doubs, on the river Doubs, 40 m. E. by
N. of Besaneon.
Hys, a town of Asiatic Turkey, in the Arabian
Irak, on the Euphrates, 120 m. S. ofBagdad.
Hythe. See Hithe.