“young girl,” U.S. slang, c.2002, from American Spanish chica “girl,” fem. of chico “boy,” noun use of adjective meaning “small” (here used as an affectionate term of address), from Latin ciccum, literally “chick-pea,” figurative of an object of little value (cf. Old French chiche).
[shi-kah-goh, -kaw-] /ʃɪˈkɑ goʊ, -ˈkɔ-/ noun 1. Judy (Judy Cohen) born 1939, U.S. artist, author, and educator. 2. a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan: second largest city in the U.S. 3. a river formed in Chicago that flows through downtown and, as engineered, to the Des Plaines River: part of the Illinois Waterway. […]
[shi-kah-goh-uh n, -kaw-] /ʃɪˈkɑ goʊ ən, -ˈkɔ-/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Chicago, Ill.
noun 1. a major exchange in the United States that deals in futures, notably of grains and metals. Abbreviation: CBT.
noun, U.S. History. 1. a three-day fire in Chicago, Ill., in 1871 that largely destroyed the city and took several hundred lives.