Definition of Quito
1. Noun. The capital of Ecuador.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Ecuador, Republic Of Ecuador
Definition of Quito
1. Proper noun. The capital city of Ecuador. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Quito
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"er, Juno Pfr. — Quito, v. Martens anil Or- [ton; Baeza. Martinez. ... Near Quito, I'fcif- fer and Orton: ... Quito, Paz, [den; New Granada, island. ..."
2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"... however, of his bad conduct, a vague rumour obtained circulation through the province oi Quito, and reached the ears of Madame Godin, ..."
3. The History of America by William Robertson (1821)
"Benalcazar wag not the only Spanish leader who attacked the kingdom of Quito. The fame of its riches attracted a more powerful enemy. ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... 1893); CE- Of Quito includes the provinces of Pichincha, León, 1881); MEDINA, ... 195 Apunta para la historia de Quilo (Quito, 1874); VELASCO, ..."
5. The History of America by William Robertson (1822)
"Believing, or pretending to believe, that the kingdom of Quito did uot lie ... the plain of Quito, a fifth part of the men and half of their horses died, ..."
6. A Voyage to South America: Describing at Large the Spanish Cities, Towns by Antonio de Ulloa, John Adams (1806)
"WE have already given a just account of every thing worthy notice in the jurisdictions within the audience of Quito. To render the narrative complete, ..."
7. South America from a Surgeon's Point of View by Franklin Henry Martin (1922)
"In my brief stop at Guayaquil I arranged for a meeting of the surgeons to be held on my return from Quito. The journey to Quito by a zig-zag railway which ..."
8. Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator by Edward Whymper (1892)
"ON Quito AND THE ... and between these two mountains the drainage of the area which may properly be termed the basin of Quito escapes, through a cleft, ..."