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  • noun Plural form of Chilian.


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  • Among the Chilians was a naval petty officer, a surly, cunning -- faced creature whom nobody trusted, and from whom, therefore, all particulars of the plot had been kept secret.

    Under the Chilian Flag A Tale of War between Chili and Peru Harry Collingwood 1886

  • The property of the Peruvians was always respected, and the admiral spared no pains to convince the inhabitants that the Chilians were their friends and were hostile only to the Spaniards their oppressors.

    With Cochrane the Dauntless 1867

  • I grew upin new york with good friends who had fled Chile after the US assassinated Allende .30,000 Chilians were rounded up systematically and slaughtered for their political beliefs Do you think thats allright?

    Think Progress » Sen. Levin: Administration Planning Reduction of Troops in Fall to Help Win Elections 2006

  • The Chilians had retired baffled to their own hotel, and there was nothing for us but to accept the long evening of gelid torpor which we foresaw must follow the effort of the soup and wine to warm us at dinner.

    Familiar Spanish Travels 2004

  • Chilians we saw the fun of many little hardships of travel which might have been insupportable without the vision.

    Familiar Spanish Travels 2004

  • Valladolid, and in what seemed a disconsolate doubt, interrogating the windows of our hotel; and now we learned from the Chilians that he had been bitterly disappointed in the inn which a patrician omnibus had borne him away to from our envious eyes at the station.

    Familiar Spanish Travels 2004

  • If the 5th of November had been worse for heat than it was it must still remain dear in our memory, because in the afternoon we met once more these Chilians of our hearts whom we had met in San Sebastian and Burgos and

    Familiar Spanish Travels 2004

  • Chilians coming to our hotel from the hotel they had chosen, and from a search for hearthstones in others; and we drove to the only hotel they had left unvisited.

    Familiar Spanish Travels 2004

  • When we came out to dinner after settling ourselves in our almost obtrusively accessible rooms, we were convinced of the wisdom of our choice of a hotel by finding our dear Chilians at one of the tables.

    Familiar Spanish Travels 2004

  • Tiremenen, the Chilians Caucalhues, the colonists of Carmen

    In Search of the Castaways 2003


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