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Po·pa·yán

 (pō′pə-yän′, -pä-)
A city of southwest Colombia south of Cali. Founded c. 1536, it was a prosperous trade center during the colonial era.
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Stiles and Negret (1994) described Black Swifts in migration near Popayan, Colombia, feeding on large swarms of small beetles represented by two genera of the Scarabaeidae (scarab beetles) and one genus in the Coccinellidae (ladybird beetles).
The sentences will be served in the state prison at Popayan, capital of Cauca.
Cauca: near Popayan, 1800 m, [2[degrees]26'N, 76[degrees]37'W], 14 Apr 1939, Alston 8026 (MO).
The DWDM/OTN network features the main fiber rings in Colombia's national backbone network for linking submarine landing points in Cartagena, Barranquilla and Tolu with the main cities such as Bogota, Medellin, Bucaramanga, Cucuta, Cali, Ibague, Neiva and Popayan.
Lazus will use Alcatel-Lucent's converged IP/MPLS (Internet Protocol/Multi Protocol Label Switching) technology to provide continuous nationwide 2G, 3G and 4G-enabled services for subscribers of their service provider customers in the Colombian cities of Bogota, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Sincelejo, Monteria, Bucaramanga, Cali and Popayan.
The company said its converged IP/MPLS (Internet Protocol/Multi Protocol Label Switching) technology will be used by Lazus to provide continuous nationwide 2G, 3G and 4G-enabled services for subscribers of its service provider customers in the Colombian cities of Bogota, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Sincelejo, Monteria, Bucaramanga, Cali and Popayan.
What we've seen is that, as the weather gets gradually warmer, cold-loving endemic species have been forced to move up in elevation," says Juan Pablo Martinez, a biologist at the University of Cauca in the regional capital of Popayan.
We cut our teeth in missions on university student evangelism in the old colonial southern city of Popayan.
The pilots, who were kidnapped July 10, were taken to the city of Popayan, 650 kilometers (404 miles) southwest of Bogota, where they met with relatives, the ICRC said in a statement.
Castro-Gomez, Santiago (2005): La poscolonialidad explicada a los ninos, Universidad del Cauca--Pensar, Popayan and Bogota.
Once, on a bus going to Popayan, we had to cross a provincial border and pass through a police checkpoint.