HyperDic: republic_of_ecuador

English > 1 sense of the expression Republic of Ecuador:
NOUNlocationRepublic of Ecuador, Ecuadora republic in northwestern South America
English > Republic of Ecuador: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes.
SynonymEcuador
Instance ofSouth American country, South American nationAny one of the countries occupying the South American continent
Member ofOrganization of American States, OASAn association including most countries in the western hemisphere
Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries, OPECAn organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
MembersEcuadorian, EcuadoranA native or inhabitant of Ecuador
Part ofSouth AmericaA continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
PartsAndesA mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
ChimborazoA mountain peak in the Andes in Ecuador (20,560 feet high)
CotacachiAn Andean volcano in northern Ecuador
CotopaxiThe world's largest active volcano
Galapagos Islands, GalapagosA group of islands in the Pacific off South America
GuayaquilThe largest city of Ecuador
Quito, capital of EcuadorThe capital of Ecuador
SangayAn inactive volcano in the Andes in central Ecuador
Region ofPuka Inti, Sol Rojo, Red SunA small but violent terrorist organization formed in Ecuador in the early 1990s
SpanishEcuador
CatalanEcuador, Equador

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