Definition of Chile

1. Noun. A republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast.

2. Noun. Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency.

Definition of Chile

1. Proper noun. A country in South America. Official name: Republic of Chile. ¹

2. Noun. (US regional) chili ¹

3. Noun. (US dialect South African American Vernacular English) child ¹

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Definition of Chile

1. chili [n -S] - See also: chili

Chile Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chile

children's home
children's immunizations
children of the manse
children should be seen and not heard
chile (current term)
chile pepper
chile pine
chili cheese
chili con carne
chili con queso
chili dog
chili dogs
chili oil
chili pepper
chili powder
chili sauce
chili sin carne

Literary usage of Chile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oecd Economic Surveys (2005)
"189, Economics Department, University of chile, Santiago. ... Instituto de Economía, Catholic University of chile, Unpublished manuscript, Santiago. ..."

2. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"chile is one of the few progressive and promising countries of South America. ... chile, too, has an industry which forms the backbone of her national ..."

3. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"He left in chile for his lieutenant Captain ... he returned to chile, to bring from thence fome of the beft officers to encourage the royal army, ..."

4. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"The Government of chile is popular and representative. ART. 2. The Republic of chile is one and indivisible. ART. 3. The sovereignty is vested essentially ..."

5. The Literary History of Spanish America by Alfred Coester (1916)
"The former composed largely of the adherents of a few wealthy families have up to the present given chile a more stable government than that enjoyed by the ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1906)
"chile chile—continued. Diccionario Biográfico de Estran- ... 3591 Treaty between chile, Bolivia, and Argentina, VIII. 640 chile ..."

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