[ chuh-loo-puh; Spanish chah-loo-pah ]
/ tʃəˈlu pə; Spanish tʃɑˈlu pɑ /
noun, plural cha·lu·pas [chuh-loo-puh z; Spanish chah-loo-pahs] /tʃəˈlu pəz; Spanish tʃɑˈlu pɑs/. Mexican Cookery.
a fried tortilla spread with bean paste or ground cooked meat and topped with shredded cheese, lettuce, chopped tomato, and often hot sauce.
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