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chili con carne

[chil-ee kon kahr-nee]
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noun
  1. a Mexican-style dish made with chilies or chili powder, ground or diced beef, chopped onion and pepper, and usually kidney beans and tomatoes.
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Origin of chili con carne

From the Spanish word chile con carne chili with meat
Also called chile, chili, chilli.
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Historical Examples

  • 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

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