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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 949 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MOXOS, Mojos, MoHOS, a tribe of South American Indians living around the head-waters of the Madeira river, northern Bolivia, particularly on both banks of the Mamore. They submitted to Inca domination, but in 1564 gallantly repulsed the Spaniards. A century later, however, the Jesuits were welcomed, and the Moxos became devout Catholics. They number some 30,000.
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EDWARD MOXON (18o1-1858)
MOZAMBIQUE [Sao Sebastiao de Mocambique]

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