Republic of Ecuador

noun
a republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes
Syn: ↑Ecuador
Derivationally related forms: ↑Ecuadorian (for: ↑Ecuador)
Members of this Region: ↑Puka Inti, ↑Sol Rojo, ↑Red Sun
Instance Hypernyms: ↑South American country, ↑South American nation
Member Holonyms: ↑Organization of American States, ↑OAS
Part Holonyms: ↑South America
Member Meronyms: ↑Ecuadorian, ↑Ecuadoran
Part Meronyms:

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