Definition of Quito

1. Noun. The capital of Ecuador.

Exact synonyms: 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quito

Quinny
Quinora
Quinquagesima
Quinquagesima Sunday
Quinquatria
Quinquatrias
Quintana Roo
Quintation
Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus
Quirite
Quirites
Quirkian
Quiscalus
Quiscalus quiscula
Quitman
Quito
Quiverfull
Quixote
Qum
Quonset
Quonset hut
Quonsets
Quoratean
Quorn
Quotron
Quotrons
Qur'an
Qur'ans
Quran
Quranically

Literary usage of Quito

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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, ..."

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