Definition of Chica

1. n. A red coloring matter. extracted from the Bignonia Chica, used by some tribes of South American Indians to stain the skin.



Definition of Chica

1. Noun. (North America informal) A Latin-American girl; a Latina. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chica

1. a girl or young woman [n -S]

Chica Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Chica Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chica

chiausing
chiavennite
chib
chibbed
chibbing
chibi
chibis
chibol
chibols
chibouk
chibouks
chibouque
chibouques
chibs
chic
chica (current term)
chicalote
chicalotes
chicana
chicanas
chicane
chicaned
chicaner
chicaneries
chicaners
chicanery
chicanes
chicaning
chicano
chicanos

Literary usage of Chica

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1891)
"Preparation of chica mascada, or chewed chica.—How the chewing promotes the process and gives strength to the chica.—Influence of the saliva. ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"After obliging the fort of Boca chica to ... on the fouth- weft opens a communication with that part called Tierra Bomba, as far as Boca chica. ..."

3. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by David Brewster, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Robert Jameson, Wernerian Natural History Society (1825)
"chica, a Pigment used by the Indians of the Orinoko to stain the Skin red.—The native Americans on the banks of the Orinoko, use two species of dye for the ..."

4. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1863)
"Alarcon, who, in the end of the sixteenth century, wrote excellent devout ballads,21 or Diego de la chica, who is remembered only for a single satirical one ..."

5. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1825)
"O)i the Colouring Matter, called chica, by the Indians.—The chica, with which the Indians of Rio Meta and the Orinoco paint their bodies red, is obtained by ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Chica

Search for Chica on Dictionary.com!Search for Chica on Thesaurus.com!Search for Chica on Google!Search for Chica on Wikipedia!

Search