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chili con carne

[chil-ee kon kahr-nee] /ˈtʃɪl i kɒn ˈkɑr ni/
a Mexican-style dish made with chilies or chili powder, ground or diced beef, chopped onion and pepper, and usually kidney beans and tomatoes.
Also called chile, chili, chilli.
Origin of chili con carne
< Spanish chile con carne chili with meat Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Cakes of ground corn were frying there, and on the stove were enchiladas and tamales and chili-con-carne being kept warm.

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