Quito definition by Webster's New World
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capital of Ecuador, in the NC part: pop. 1,101,000
Quito definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The capital of Ecuador, in the north-central part of the country. Settled by the Quito people, it was captured by the Incas in 1487 and held by the Spanish from 1534 until 1822. The city has frequently been damaged by earthquakes. Population: 1,390,000.