chile
Chili Chil"i, n. [Sp. chili, chile.] A kind of red pepper. See {Capsicum} [Written also {chilli} and {chile}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • chile — [ (t)ʃile ] ou chili [ (t)ʃili ] n. m. • 1676, répandu mil. XXe ; mot esp. ♦ Piment fort, utilisé en Amérique latine. Chile (ou Chili) con carne [ kɔnkarne ] :plat mexicain, ragoût pimenté de viande hachée et de haricots rouges. c …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Chile — Chile, land i Sydamerika. Se artiklen: Chile …   Danske encyklopædi

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  • Chile — [chil′ē; ] Sp [ chē′le] country on the SW coast of South America, between the Andes and the Pacific: gained independence from Spain in 1818: 284,520 sq mi (736,904 sq km); pop. 13,232,000; cap. Santiago Chilean [chi lā′ən, chilē′ən; chil′ē ən]… …   English World dictionary

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