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Chile

Chil·e

 (chĭl′ē, chē′lĕ)
A country of southwest South America with a long Pacific coastline. Originally inhabited by Araucanian Indian peoples, it was colonized by Spain in 1541 and declared its independence in 1818. Chile annexed mineral-rich territory from Bolivia and Peru following the War of the Pacific (1879-1884). After numerous coups d'état and periods of military rule in the 20th century, Chile reestablished democratic rule in 1990. Santiago is the capital and the largest city.

chil·e

 (chĭl′ē)
n.
Variant of chili.

chile

(ˈtʃɪlɪ)
n
(Cookery) a variant spelling of chilli

Chile

(ˈtʃɪlɪ)
n
(Placename) a republic in South America, on the Pacific, with a total length of about 4090 km (2650 miles) and an average width of only 177 km (110 miles): gained independence from Spain in 1818; the government of President Allende (elected 1970) attempted the implementation of Marxist policies within a democratic system until overthrown by a military coup (1973); democracy restored 1988. Chile consists chiefly of the Andes in the east, the Atacama Desert in the north, a central fertile region, and a huge S region of almost uninhabitable mountains, glaciers, fjords, and islands; an important producer of copper, iron ore, nitrates, etc. Language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: peso. Capital: Santiago. Pop: 17 216 945 (2013 est). Area: 756 945 sq km (292 256 sq miles)

Chil•e

(ˈtʃɪl i)

n.
a republic in SW South America, on the Pacific Coast. 14,973,843; 286,396 sq. mi. (741,765 sq. km). Cap.: Santiago.
Chil′e•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Chile - a republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coastChile - a republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
Lautaro Faction of the United Popular Action Movement, Lautaro Popular Rebel Forces, Lautaro Youth Movement - a violent terrorist group organized in the 1980s and advocating the overthrow of the Chilean military government; leaders are mainly criminals or impoverished youths
Manuel Rodriquez Patriotic Front - a terrorist group formed in 1983 as the armed wing of the Chilean Communist Party
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Patagonia - region in southern South America between the Andes and the South Atlantic
Antofagasta - a port city on the Pacific in northern Chile
Chiloe - the largest Chilean island and the only one to be settled; located off south-central Chile
capital of Chile, Gran Santiago, Santiago de Chile, Santiago - the capital and largest city of Chile; located in central Chile; one of the largest cities in South America
Punta Arenas - a city in southern Chile on the Strait of Magellan; the southernmost city in the world
Temuco - a city in central Chile to the south of Concepcion
Valparaiso - the chief port and second largest city of Chile; located on a wide harbor in central Chile
Vina del Mar - a resort city on the Pacific in central Chile
Tierra del Fuego - an archipelago off southern South America; separated from the continent by the Strait of Magellan; islands are administered by Chile and by Argentina
Cape Horn - a rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)
Cape Froward - a cape on the Strait of Magellan in southern Chile; the most southern point on the mainland of South America
Atacama Desert - a desert in northern Chile rich in nitrate and copper deposits
Guallatiri - the world's highest volcano; in the Andes in northern Chile; last erupted in 1959
Lascar - a volcano in the Andes in Chile
Tupungatito - an inactive volcano in central Chile; last erupted in 1959
Andes - a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
El Muerto - a mountain peak in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (21,457 feet high)
Llullaillaco - a mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,057 feet high)
Ojos del Salado - a mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,572 feet high)
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Tupungato - a mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,310 feet high)
Chilean - a native or inhabitant of Chile
2.Chile - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungencychile - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
hot pepper - any of various pungent capsicum fruits
jalapeno pepper, jalapeno - hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico
cayenne, cayenne pepper - a long and often twisted hot red pepper
chili powder - powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
Translations
Чили
Chile
Chile
Ĉilio
Tšiili
Chile
Čile
Chile
チリ
칠레
Chile
Čile
Chile
ประเทศชิลี
nước Chile

Chile

[ˈtʃɪlɪ] NChile m

Chile

[ˈtʃɪli] nChili m
in Chile → au Chili

Chile

nChile nt

Chile

[ˈtʃɪlɪ] nCile m

Chile

تشيلي Chile Chile Chile Χιλή Chile Chile Chili Čile Cile チリ 칠레 Chili Chile Chile Chile Чили Chile ประเทศชิลี Şili nước Chile 智利
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I hates him, en I could kill him!" She paused awhile, thinking; then she burst into wild sobbings again, and turned away, saying, "Oh, I got to kill my chile, dey ain't no yuther way--killin' him wouldn't save de chile fum goin' down de river.
'em putt'n dey han's up 'fo' dey eyes en sayin' to David and Goliah en dem yuther prophets, 'Dat chile is dress' to indelicate fo' dis place.'"
Chickens knows when it's gwyne to rain, en so do de birds, chile."
The object of the expedition was to complete the survey of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, commenced under Captain King in 1826 to 1830, -- to survey the shores of Chile, Peru, and of some islands in the Pacific -- and to carry a chain of chronometrical measurements round the World.
On the coast of Chile, a few leagues north of Concepcion, the Beagle one day passed through great bands of muddy water, exactly like that of a swollen river; and again, a degree south of Valparaiso, when fifty miles from the land, the same appearance was still more extensive.
El pensamiento y las ideas han sido temas centrales de las investigaciones referidas a la historia de la Iglesia en Chile en los ultimos anos.
Banco Santander Chile (NYSE: BSAC) (Santiago: BSANTANDER) has said that its shareholders have approved its purchase of 51.0 percent stake in Santander Consumer Chile S.A.
Release date- 30072019 - Rome - Enel, through its Chilean subsidiary Enel Generacion Chile, and global mining company AngloAmerican signed an agreement whereby Enel's Chilean subsidiary will supply up to 3 TWh of renewable energy per year to AngloAmerican over a 10-year period, meeting the needs of the mining company's operations in the country.
Chile also kept on making movies in Peru's half but they were denied by Peru's defenders and in one instance goalpost came to the resistance of Peru.
At the meetings with Jaime Quintana, the President of the Senate of Chile, Jose Miguel Insulza, the President of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate, Francisco Chahuan, head of the Chile-Azerbaijan Inter-parliamentary Friendship Group and with the other members of the Group, the development of the friendship relations between Azerbaijan and Chile and the activity of the mutual diplomatic representations were highlighted.
is boosting its presence and digital capabilities in Latin America by way of a 15-year distribution agreement with Banco de Chile, the largest bank based in Chile.