Chilian

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Chilian (plural Chilians)

  1. (dated) A Chilean: someone from Chile.

Adjective[edit]

Chilian (comparative more Chilian, superlative most Chilian)

  1. (dated) Chilean.
    • 1827, Joseph Andrews, Journey from Buenos Ayres through the provinces of Cordova, Tucuman, and Salta, to Potosi, thence by the Deserts of Caranja to Arica, and subsequently to Santiago de Chili and Coquimbo, undertaken on behalf of the Chilian and Peruvian Mining Association

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term has been markedly less common than Chilean since about 1910. Compare Chili.