Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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.

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  • proper noun A country in South America. Official name: Republic of Ecuador.

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  • noun a republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes

Etymologies

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From Spanish ecuador ("equator").

Examples

  • ECUADOR VENEZUELA se rien de la CIA URIBE BUSH y laptops OIL www. telesurtv.net El presidente de Ecuador, Rafael Correa, desestimó este sábado las acusaciones del Gobierno colombiano y la Agencia Central de Inteligencia (CIA, por sus siglas en inglés) que pretenden vincular a su gobierno y al de Venezuela con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC).

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  • ECUADOR VENEZUELA se rien de la CIA URIBE BUSH y laptops OIL www. telesurtv.net El presidente de Ecuador, Rafael Correa, desestimó este sábado las acusaciones del Gobierno colombiano y la Agencia Central de Inteligencia (CIA, por sus siglas en inglés) que pretenden vincular a su gobierno y al de Venezuela con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC).

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  • ECUADOR VENEZUELA se rien de la CIA URIBE BUSH y laptops OIL www. telesurtv.net El presidente de Ecuador, Rafael Correa, desestimó este sábado las acusaciones del Gobierno colombiano y la Agencia Central de Inteligencia (CIA, por sus siglas en inglés) que pretenden vincular a su gobierno y al de Venezuela con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC).

    #8217;

  • ECUADOR VENEZUELA se rien de la CIA URIBE BUSH y laptops OIL www. telesurtv.net El presidente de Ecuador, Rafael Correa, desestimó este sábado las acusaciones del Gobierno colombiano y la Agencia Central de Inteligencia (CIA, por sus siglas en inglés) que pretenden vincular a su gobierno y al de Venezuela con las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC).

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  • DESTINATION ECUADOR - We left Peru at 11am and got our passports stamped and headed to Ecuador.

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  • Follow Susana Morán, a journalist in Ecuador is live tweeting (in Spanish) from Quito.

    Tom Murphy: A Failure of Coverage: Ecuadorian Coup

  • Follow Susana Morán, a journalist in Ecuador is live tweeting (in Spanish) from Quito.

    Tom Murphy: A Failure of Coverage: Ecuadorian Coup

  • UPDATE: Susana Morán, a journalist in Ecuador is live tweeting from Quito.

    Ecuador Coup UPDATE: 'State Of Siege' Plunges Nation Into Chaos, President Roughed Up

  • The judge noted that a lawyer for 30,000 inhabitants of the Lago Agrio region of Ecuador who are considered victims of environmental damage solicited Berlinger to create a documentary of the progression of a lawsuit through the courts in Ecuador from the perspective of his clients.

    Judge orders 'Crude' filmmaker to turn over footage

  • However, the culture of reading in Ecuador is alive and strong, and is given a push from a group [...] 27 August 2009, 3: 48 am

    Global Voices in English » Ecuador: The Passing of Writer Jorge Enrique Adoum

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