Formerly part of the Inca empire, Ecuador was conquered by the Spanish in 1534. It remained part of Spain’s American empire until 1822, when independence was gained
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- The obvious solution - give the oil money to the Ecuadoreans without money - runs smack up against paragraph III - 1 of the World Bank's 2003 Structural Adjustment Program Loan.
- Some Ecuadoreans speculated he may have flown to the coastal base in Manta, where the US military has a presence.
- The other day my wife asked who were the three Ecuadoreans I'd brought back home for lunch.
Pronunciation: /ˌekwəˈdôrēən/(also Ecuadorean) adjective & noun
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