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Definition of "quito" []

  • 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) (noun)

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Use "quito" in a sentence
  • "Do I just not understand the definition? quito Says:"
  • "Several hundred poor and middle-class Indians are awaiting screening for dengue fever, a mos-quito-borne disease that has reached near-epidemic proportions in Delhi this fall."
  • "He flew swiftly'more swiftly than any genuine mos - quito could have-across the field of flowers, and came back to the land medium."
  • "It was derived from the Portuguese _quito-sol_, or that which keeps off the sun."