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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 505 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CATAUXI, a numerous cannibal tribe of South American Indians of the Purus river district, Brazil. They are a fine war-like race, with remarkably clear complexions and handsome features; round wrists and ankles they wear rings of twisted hair. They cultivate mandioc, and make pottery and bark canoes.
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CATASTROPHE (Gr. Karaurpoch, from KaraQrp4ecv, to o...

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