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Quito   /kwˈitoʊ/  /kˈitoʊ/  /kˈitˌoʊ/   Listen

The capital of Ecuador.  Synonym: capital of Ecuador.

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"Quito" Quotes from Famous Books

... entrance of the Oronoco, also observed this shower of asteroids, which appears to have been visible, more or less, over an area of several thousand miles, from Greenland to the equator, and from the lonely deserts of South America to Weimar in Germany. About thirty years previous, at the city of Quito, a similar event occurred. So great a number of falling stars were seen in a part of the sky above the volcano of Cayambaro, that the mountain itself was thought at first to be on fire. The sight lasted more than an hour. ...
— Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850 • Various

Words linked to "Quito" :   Ecuador, Republic of Ecuador, capital of Ecuador, national capital

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