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Noun: chile  chi-lee
  1. Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
    - chili [N. Amer], chili pepper [N. Amer], chilli [Brit], chilly, chilli pepper [Brit]
Noun: Chile  'chee,ley or chi-lee [N. Amer], chi-lee [Brit]
  1. A republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
    - Republic of Chile

Derived forms: Chiles, chiles

Type of: hot pepper, South American country, South American nation

Part of: Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper [N. Amer], chili powder [N. Amer], chilli pepper [Brit], chilli powder [Brit], jalapeƱo, long pepper, OAS, Organization of American States, South America

Encyclopedia: Chile