- a republic in NW South America. 109,483 sq. mi. (283,561 sq. km). Capital: Quito.
Examples from the Web for ecuadorean
Assange was in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, Snowden an undisclosed location in Russia.Greenwald, Assange, and Snowden Join Forces with Kim Dotcom in New Zealand Election
September 17, 2014
Julian Assange may have blown his best chance to leave the Ecuadorean Embassy and return home to Australia as a free man.Julian Assange's Political Party Implodes
August 23, 2013
The Ecuadorean ambassador, Ana Alban, was forced to dash home to fetch a blow-up mattress for Assange to sleep on.
Ecuadorean diplomatic sources also insisted there had been no secret deal to grant Assange asylum.
But since Britain has vowed to arrest him if he sets foot outside the Ecuadorean embassy, he may not be leaving for awhile.
It is this topographic hypothesis that Reiss and Stbel accept for the Ecuadorean volcanoes.The Andes of Southern Peru
He had the last strand of the rope severed before the Ecuadorean with the carbine reached the lancha next to him.The Shadow
Several lines were also projected, two to penetrate the Ecuadorean montana.
This locality was once more fated to be the scene of a battle decisive of Ecuadorean history.The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)
Thomas C. Dawson
- of or relating to Ecuador or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Ecuador
- a republic in South America, on the Pacific: under the Incas when Spanish colonization began in 1532; gained independence in 1822; declared a republic in 1830. It consists chiefly of a coastal plain in the west, separated from the densely forested upper Amazon basin (Oriente) by ranges and plateaus of the Andes. Official language: Spanish; Quechua is also widely spoken. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: US dollar. Capital: Quito. Pop: 15 439 429 (2013 est). Area: 283 560 sq km (109 483 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for ecuadorean
from the Spanish form of equator (which runs through it). Before 1830 the region bore the name of its chief city, Quito, which is from the name of a now-extinct native people, of unknown meaning. Related: Ecuadorian; Ecuadorean.