Corrib

Corrib, Lough, an isleted lake of counties Galway and Mayo, the second largest in Ireland. Lying only 30 feet above sea-level, it is 25 miles long from NW. to SE., and 1 to 6 broad, with an area of 68 sq. m. From its south end, 4 miles N. of Galway, it sends off the Galway River to Galway Bay. It receives the waters of Lough Mask, at its north end, through the Pigeon Hole and other caves, as well as those of the Clare, etc.

Corrichie

Corrichie, a moor on the borders of Kincardine and Aberdeen shires, 15 miles W. of Aberdeen. Here, on 28th October 1562, the Earl of Moray defeated the Catholic Earl of Huntly.

Corrie

Corrie, an Arran coast-village, 5 1/2 miles N. by E. of Brodick.

Corrlentes

Corrlentes, a province of the Argentine Republic, between the Parana and Uruguay rivers. Area, 54,000 sq. m.; pop. 310,000. - The capital, Corrientes, 15 miles below the confluence of the Parana and the Paraguay, takes its name from seven currents formed by points of rock above the city. Steamers from Buenos Ayres (832 miles) touch here almost daily. Pop. 18,000.

Corrievrekin

Corrievrekin (Gael., 'Brecan's cauldron'), a whirlpool or dangerous passage scarcely a mile broad, off the west coast of Argyllshire, in the strait between Scarba and Jura.

Corry

Corry, a town of Pennsylvania, 37 miles SE. of Erie. It has machine-shops, saw-mills, and oil-refineries. Pop. 5677.

Corryarrick

Corryarrick, Inverness-shire, a mountain-pass 7 miles SSE. of Fort Augustus.

Corsham

Corsham, a Wiltshire market-town, 4 miles SW. of Chippenham. Pop. of parish, 3931.

Corsicana

Corsicana, capital of Navarre county, Texas, 53 miles SSE. of Dallas. It is an important cotton port. Pop. 9400.

Corstorphine

Corstor'phine, a Midlothian village, 3 miles W. by S. of Edinburgh. Pop. 1500.

Cortland

Cortland, capital of Courtland county, New York, 36 miles S. of Syracuse. It has important manufactures. Pop. 9020.

Coruisk

Coruisk (Coroosk'), a fresh-water loch (1 3/4x1/3 m.) in Skye, among the Cuchullin Hills.

Cortona

Corto'na (Lat. Crotona), in Tuscany, 69 miles SE. of Florence, stands 2130 feet above sea-level, looking down on the Trasimene Lake, and is one of the oldest cities in Europe, with mighty Cyclopean walls, Etruscan and Roman remains. Pop. 7000.

Corvo

Corvo, the most northerly of the Azores (q.v.).

Corwen

Corwen, a town of Merionethshire, North Wales, on the Dee, 12 miles NE. of Bala by rail. Pop. of parish, 2680.

Corygaum

Corygaum, a village in the presidency of Bombay, 16 miles S. of Poona, the scene of the last of the three defeats of the Peishwa of the Mahrattas (January 1, 1818).

Cos

Cos (Italian, Stanko), a Turkish island of the Archipelago, off the coast of Asia Minor. Measuring 23 by 5 miles, it has an area of 110 sq. m., and a pop. of 10,000, mostly Greeks. It consists mostly of fertile and well-tilled plains, partially of hilly country; and exports lemons, grain, wine, cotton, and silk. The chief town is Cos or Co, on the north-east coast. Cos was famous of old for its wine, its amphorse, and its fine ' Coan garments.' It was the birthplace of Ptolemy Philadelphus, the painter Apelles, and the physician Hippocrates.