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Chili or chilli may refer to:


  • Chili pepper, the spicy fruit of plants in the genus Capsicum; sometimes spelled "chilli" in the UK and "chile" in the southwestern US
  • Chili powder, the dried, pulverized fruit of one or more varieties of chili pepper
  • Chili con carne, often referred to simply as "chili", a stew with a chili sauce base
  • Cincinnati chili, a meat sauce popular in Ohio and Northern Kentucky; different from Chili con carne
  • Chili sauce



  • Zhili, formerly romanized as Chili, a former Chinese province

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Fictional characters[edit]

  • Chili (Pokémon), a character of the Pokémon universe
  • Chili Palmer, a character in Get Shorty and Be Cool
  • Chili Storm, a Marvel Comics character who appeared in Millie the Model stories and was spun off into her own title, Chili
  • Chili, a tarantula in the 3D film It's Tough to Be a Bug!, based on the 1998 animated film A Bug's Life

Other uses[edit]

  • Chili Line, a former branch of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad
  • Chili Seminary, the original name of Roberts Wesleyan College, a Christian liberal arts college in Rochester, New York
  • Chili's, a restaurant chain specializing in Tex-Mex food

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