- a seaport in W Ecuador, on the Gulf of Guayaquil.
- Gulf of, an arm of the Pacific in SW Ecuador.
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The brig loaded with cocao, in bulk, at Guayaquil, and sailed for Cadiz.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
Guayaquil has the highest permanent death-rate of all cities.Ranching, Sport and Travel
As he said this, many lights appeared in the houses of Guayaquil.Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea
Charles H. L. Johnston
I had a little adventure in Guayaquil which might have been very unpleasant.
At Guayaquil we loaded a cargo of cocoa and sailed for Falmouth for orders.
- a port in W Ecuador: the largest city in the country and its chief port; university (1867). Pop: 2 387 000 (2005 est)
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