Quito

[ US /ˈkiˌtoʊ, ˈkitoʊ, ˈkwitoʊ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the capital of Ecuador
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How To Use Quito In A Sentence

  • Elisabeth found herself with a straggle of colonists in a mosquito-ridden, uncleared jungle where sandflies bored into the skin of the feet and the clay soil was so intractable that nothing would grow.
  • Any adult who says `Chrissie" when he means `Christmas", and ` mozzie " for `mosquito", is hard to take seriously. STAGE FRIGHT
  • Your scribe's eyes were also taken with a beautiful Mosquito and I was forced to reflect how ‘right’ these warbirds look in the sky.
  • According to health experts, when an infected female mosquito bites a person, she may inject the worm larvae, called microfilariae, into the blood.
  • Only 30 years old, he died of yellow fever, transmitted by a mosquito's bite.
  • Concerns have been raised that these mosquitoes may spread to the UK from traffic coming in from France. Times, Sunday Times
  • It works by producing a sheet of infrared light, which acts as a barrier to keep mosquitoes out of a specific area. Times, Sunday Times
  • Of course the 'nester' or 'punkin roller,' as we contemptuously called the small farmer, began sifting in here and there in spite of our guns, but he was only a mosquito bite in comparison with the trouble which our cow-punchers stirred up. Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger A Romance of the Mountain West
  • According to Lawrence Will, ‘floods and freezes, wild hogs and coons, muck fires, gnats and mosquitoes, slow transportation and greedy New York buyers, all these discouraged many.’
  • Besides, he caused a general visitation to be made of all the land from Quito to Chile, registering the whole population for more than a thousand leagues; and imposed a tribute [_so heavy that no one could be owner of a_ mazorca _of maize, which is their bread for food, nor of a pair of_ usutas, _which are their shoes, nor marry, nor do a single thing without special licence from Tupac Inca. History of the Incas
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