Chimila

noun
Chi·​mi·​la | \ chə̇ˈmēlə \
plural Chimila or Chimilas

Definition of Chimila

1a : an Indian people of Colombia classified by some Americanists as Chibchan and by others as Arawakan
b : a member of such people
2 : the language of the Chimila people

History and Etymology for Chimila

Spanish, of American Indian origin

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“Chimila.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chimila. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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