variant spelling of chili
1a : a hot pepper of any of a group of cultivars (Capsicum annuum annuum group longum) noted for their pungency
— called also chili pepper
b chiefly British chilli : a pepper whether hot or sweet
2a : a thick sauce of meat and chilies liked to cover her spaghetti with red chili
b : chili con carne a bowl of chili also : a similar dish made without beef vegetarian chili seafood chili
Definition of Chile (Entry 2 of 2)
long, narrow country of southwestern South America between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific; a republic whose capital is Santiago and whose legislative capital is Valparaíso area 291,933 square miles (756,102 square kilometers), population 17,925,000
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