Quito

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkiːtəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kētô)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Qui•to  (kētô),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesa city in and the capital of Ecuador, in the N part. 599,828;
    9348 ft. (2849 m) above sea level.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Quito /ˈkiːtəʊ; Spanish: ˈkito/ n
  1. the capital of Ecuador, in the north at an altitude of 2850 m (9350 ft), just south of the equator: the oldest capital in South America, existing many centuries before the Incan conquest in 1487; a cultural centre since the beginning of Spanish rule (1534); two universities. Pop: 1 514 000 (2005 est)
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