• WordNet 3.6
    • n chili very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
    • n chili ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Chili Powder was invented in the 19th century in the American Southwest
    • n Chili A kind of red pepper. See Capsicum
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The hottest chili in the world is the Tezpur chili pepper
    • n chili See chilli.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. chili, chile,


In literature:

I'm bettin' there won't be enough of him left to stuff a Chili pepper after you git through.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
A hundred large Chilies, costing only two shillings, will produce you about two ounces of Cayenne, so it is as cheap as the commonest Cayenne.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Set on water in a stewpan, with a little Chili vinegar, salt, and horse-radish.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Take chili pods, bruise them well in a marble mortar, strain off the juice.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
In CHILI, the 12th of February, the anniversary of Chilian independence, was celebrated with imposing ceremonies.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851" by Various
Earthquakes in Chili, 440.
"Harper's Young People, 1880 Index" by Various
Even Brazil, Chili, Peru, China, Morocco, Persia, Abyssinia, had all experienced its effects.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
At Valparaiso, Chili, a bronze statue of Columbus has been erected on a marble pedestal.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
Anywhere along the Sierra of the Andes from Chili to the Isthmus of Panama.
"Our Young Folks, Vol 1, No. 1" by Various
Huidobro, Carolina Holman (Chili), 40-1; 186; 188.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"

In poetry:

There was an Old Person of Chili,
Whose conduct was painful and silly,
He sate on the stairs,
Eating apples and pears,
That imprudent Old Person of Chili.
"Limerick: There was an Old Person of Chili" by Edward Lear
As the snows of the mountain are swept by the blast,
The earthquake of death o'er the white men has passed;
Shout, Chili, in triumph! the battle is won,
And we dance round the heads that are black in the sun!
"The Missionary - Canto Eighth" by William Lisle Bowles
Three hundred brandished spears shone to the sky:
We perish, or we leave our country free;
Father, our blood for Chili and for thee!
The mountain-chief essayed his club to wield,
And shook the dust indignant from the shield. Then spoke:--
"The Missionary - Canto First" by William Lisle Bowles

In news:

The chili was homemade by the foundation's own Susie Whataker.
This recipe from Cooking Light magazine may suit her, even though it uses mild green poblano chilies instead of a red variety.
Lee Kum Kee Chili Garlic Sauce .
Thinks a hot Saturday night is trying out a new chili recipe.
The Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy parent is working with its pork suppliers.
Be a good sport at the 30th anniversary Exchange Club Chili Cookoff.
Can the combination of Barack Obama and a $500-a-plate meal of grass-fed beef in a rustic guajillo chili sauce and a warm tart of local apples and pears change the world.
The Royal Thai Snapper, includes batter fried snapper served with Thai spicy and sweet garlic chili sauce and Som Tom, a country Thai style raw green papaya salad with crushed peanuts at the Royal Thai Cuisine restaurant in Newport Beach.
12 oz jar of chili sauce 10 oz jar of grape jelly 1 bag meatballs.
Put chili sauce and jelly in a large pot, heat until jelly is melted and sauce is smooth, stirring often.
The Great Salt Lake Chili Affair.
Salt Lake City, Utah – The Great Salt Lake Chili Affair is one of the hottest events of the year.
Lion Dance, Martial Arts Demonstration and Special Dinner at China Chili January 24th.
Graced with just the right amount of cilantro and onion, a squirt of lime, and some of El Guanaco 's tingling green chili salsa, these tacos are impossible to resist.
This truly tasty half-hour vegetarian chili is made possible by using convenient canned beans and tomatoes (no pantry should be without them).

In science:

Since you are a returning patron, what do you recommend?’ ‘Well, since you like spicy dishes, you may enjoy the chili chicken curry.’ A mutually reinforcing dynamic ensues.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
PP acknowledges the hospitality of the Department of Mathematics of Universit`a di Roma–Tre, the Department of Physics of Universit`a di Roma “La Sapienza”, the IMPA and CBPF (Rio de Janeiro), and the CMM (Santiago, Chili) where a part of this work was done.
One-dimensional random field Kac's model: localization of the phases
Correa and all the members of the C.M.M. (Santiago, Chili) for their hospitality during all the year 2002. I would like to thank the anonymous referee for his nice comments.
On the concentration of Sinai's walk