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descendants of European colonists born in the Spanish, Portuguese, and French colonies of America; they are

Table 1. Cresols
IsomerMelting point
Boiling point
Density at 2OC
Refractive index (n020)
o-cresol ............30.8190.81.04651.5453
m-creso ............12.0202.81.03441.5438
p-creso ............34.7201.81.03471.5359

mainly the descendants of the Spanish and Portuguese conquerors in Latin America. In the islands of the West Indies and in Brazil they are the descendants of Negro slaves. Russian settlers in Alaska (18th to latter half of the 19th century) referred to the offspring of marriages between Russians and Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts as kreoly.

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