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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northern California north of Sacramento. It is a center of almond production and the site of California State University, Chico (established 1887).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An orangered coloring matter obtained by the Indians from the leaves of the Bignonia Chica, which grows on the banks of the Meta and the Orinoco, and is employed by them, like arnotto, to dye their bodies.
  • noun A fermented liquor or beer derived from Indian corn, mashed in hot water, used by the natives of Chili.
  • noun Also chica, chicha.
  • noun In the Philippine Islands, the sapodilla, Sapota zapotilla, a tree of Mexican origin. See sapodilla.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Var. of chica.
  • noun The common greasewood of the western United States (Sarcobatus vermiculatus).
  • noun In the Philippines, the sapodilla or its fruit; also, the marmalade tree or its fruit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1891-1961)

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Examples

  • CHICO, CA, June 26, 2009 LifeSiteNews.com - James Canfield, a regular pro-life protester of a Planned Parenthood and Women's Health Center in Chico, California, was almost run down during a protest last Wednesday, according to the Chico Enterprise Record.

    Pro-Lifer Attacked with SUV, Alleged Attacker Charged

  • CHICO - The condition of Giovanni Phanor, a 4-year-old boy injured by exploding power outside his north Chico home Monday, was upgraded from fair to good at Enloe Medical Center Wednesday.

    Breaking News

  • CHICO - A high volume of calls for service to a Sacramento Avenue apartment complex attracted the attention of a Chico police special enforcement team, which made two arrests of burglary suspects there Tuesday.

    Breaking News

  • CHICO - The city of Chico will apply for approximately $800,000 in grant funding in hopes of developing an upper Bidwell Park trailhead near the Highway 32 disc golf course.

    Breaking News

  • CHICO September 13, 2010 - By a unanimous decision, the Chico

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  • CHICO - The condition of Giovanni Phanor, a 4-year-old boy injured by exploding power outside his north Chico home Monday, was upgraded from fair to good at Enloe Medical Center Wednesday.

    Breaking News

  • CHICO - The city of Chico will apply for approximately $800,000 in grant funding in hopes of developing an upper Bidwell Park trailhead near the Highway 32 disc golf course.

    Breaking News

  • CHICO - The balance between preserving Chico's farmland and providing space for future homes dominated the Chico draft 2030 General Plan discussion Tuesday as the Chico City Council and

    Local News

  • CHICO - A man who allegedly tried to run over a Cal Fire-Butte County firefighter at a north Chico station Sunday has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

    Local News

  • CHICO - New drugstores in Chico won't need to provide as much customer parking - a change planners believe may provide more opportunity for businesses to build on underutilized sites and cut back on pavement.

    Local News

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