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Definitions for enchilada
ˌɛn tʃəˈlɑ də, -ˈlæd əen·chi·la·da

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  1. enchiladanoun

    tortilla with meat filling baked in tomato sauce seasoned with chili


  1. enchiladanoun

    A Mexican dish made by wrapping a filling in a tortilla, then baking in a sauce.

    Etymology: From enchilada, past participle of enchilar


  1. Enchilada

    An enchilada is a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a chili pepper sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with a variety of ingredients, including meat, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables, seafood or combinations.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enchilada in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enchilada in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Frank Graves:

    The official debates are going to be the big enchilada, perhaps more so than for any national debates in our history.

  2. Jeff Melvoin:

    I've been over what I'm supposed to say and I've got to tell you, it's pretty persuasive stuff, but is it the whole truth It's a slice of truth, a morsel, a fraction. It's a piece of the pie, certainly not the whole enchilada, and now that I've been thinking about it, I don't think I could tell the whole truth about anything. That's a pretty heavy burden, because we all just view the world through this little piece of coke bottle. Is there such a thing as objective truth I wonder.

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. disjointed
    • B. blistering
    • C. witless
    • D. reassuring

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