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seaport in W Ecuador: pop. 1,508,000
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The largest city of Ecuador, in the western part of the country near the Gulf of Guayaquil, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. Founded in 1535, the city was frequently subject to pirate attacks in the 17th century. Population: 1,980,000.