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Ecuador

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geographical name Ec·ua·dor \ˈe-kwə-ˌdȯr, ˌe-kwä-ˈthȯr\

Definition of Ecuador

  1. country W S. America bordering on the Pacific; a republic ∗ Quito area 109,483 square miles (283,561 square kilometers), pop 14,219,000

Ec·ua·dor·an play \ˌe-kwə-ˈdȯr-ən\ adjective or noun
Ec·ua·dor·ean or Ec·ua·dor·ian play \-ē-ən\ adjective or noun



ECUADOR Defined for Kids

Ecuador

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geographical name Ec·ua·dor \ˈe-kwə-ˌdȯr\

Definition of Ecuador

  1. country W South America; capital, Quito





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