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A country of northwest South America on the Pacific Ocean. Once part of the Inca Empire, it was conquered by the Spanish in 1534 and later became subject to Peru and New Granada. The area achieved independence from Spain in 1822 but formed a part of Greater Colombia until 1830, when it became a separate country. Quito is the capital and Guayaquil the largest city.

Ec′ua·dor′i·an adj. & n.
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Noun1.Ecuadorian - a native or inhabitant of EcuadorEcuadorian - a native or inhabitant 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
South American - a native or inhabitant of South America
Adj.1.Ecuadorian - of or relating to or characteristic of Ecuador or its people; "Ecuadorian folklore"
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QUITO, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Jose Valencia today received a UAE delegation led by Yacoub Yousef Al Hosani, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for International Organisations Affairs, to review the American country's participation in the EXPO 2020 Dubai.
8, 2019 -- A group of Ecuadorian plaintiffs whose litigation against Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) has been exposed as a fraud and bribery scheme by courts in the United States and elsewhere has ended its Canadian lawsuit against the company.
Many Ecuadorian immigrants in the United States have a strong devotion to Our Lady of Cisne.
(Alliance News) - Share rose in SolGold PLC on Friday after an Ecuadorian court "definitively" rejected a petition heard in early June proposing a referendum on mining in the province where the Cascabel project is located.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Ecuadorian government will pass to Washington documents of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that are currently kept in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he was residing from 2012 and until his arrest in April, according to El Pais newspaper.
The Supreme Court of the Netherlands has ruled in favor of Chevron, rejecting the Republic of Ecuador's attempts to annul decisions of an international arbitral tribunal in The Hague that ordered Ecuador to take all steps necessary to prevent enforcement of a $9.5B Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron anywhere in the world.
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Summary: London (United Kingdom), Apr 11 (ANI): Julius Assange, co-founder of Wikileaks was arrested from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Thursday morning bringing to a dramatic end his seven year stint here.
"The MPS had a duty to execute the warrant, on behalf of Westminster Magistrates' Court, and was invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum."
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's name returned to the news scene lately after rumors that he might be expelled from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and face the risk of being arrested or even exposing his life to serious threats circulated the media.
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