chili con carne
[ chil-ee kon -kahr-ney ]
/ ˈtʃɪl i kɒn ˈkɑr neɪ /
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Also chil·e con car·ne [Spanish chee-ley kawn -kahr-ney] /Spanish ˈtʃi leɪ kɔn ˈkɑr neɪ/ .
Also called chi·li, chil·e .
Origin of chili con carne
An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; from Spanish chile “chile pepper” + con “with” + carne “meat”
Words nearby chili con carne
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Example sentences from the Web for chili con carne
Cakes of ground corn were frying there, and on the stove were enchiladas and tamales and chili-con-carne being kept warm.The California Birthday Book|Various