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Qui·to

 (kē′tō)
The capital of Ecuador, in the north-central part of the country. Settled by the Quito people, it was captured by the Incas in 1487 and held by the Spanish from 1534 until 1822. The city has frequently been damaged by earthquakes.

Quito

(ˈkiːtəʊ; Spanish ˈkito)
n
(Placename) the capital of Ecuador, in the north at an altitude of 2850 m (9350 ft), just south of the equator: the oldest capital in South America, existing many centuries before the Incan conquest in 1487; a cultural centre since the beginning of Spanish rule (1534); two universities. Pop: 1 514 000 (2005 est)

Qui•to

(ˈki toʊ)

n.
the capital of Ecuador, in the N part. 1,110,248; 9348 ft. (2849 m) above sea level.
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Noun1.Quito - the capital of EcuadorQuito - the capital of Ecuador    
Ecuador, Republic of Ecuador - a republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes
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Quito

[ˈkiːtəʊ] NQuito m

Quito

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