a style of jazz flourishing in Chicago especially in the early 1920s, constituting a direct offshoot of New Orleans style, and differing from its predecessor chiefly in the diminished influence of native folk sources, the greater tension of its group improvisation, the increased emphasis on solos, and the regular use of the tenor saxophone as part of the ensemble.
- Chicago-style pizza
noun a type of pizza developed in Chicago, with a thick, sometimes stuffed, crust Examples Chicago-style pizza generally refers to deep-dish styles. Word Origin 1943 Usage Note cooking
noun 1. a composite window, horizontal in character, consisting of a large, fixed sheet of glass between two vertical windows with sash for ventilation, first popularized in commercial buildings in Chicago in the 1880s and 1890s.
/ˌtʃiːkɑːˈləʊteɪ/ noun 1. a poppy, Argemone platyceras, of the southwestern US and Mexico with prickly leaves and white or yellow flowers
[chi-kah-nuh, -kan-uh] /tʃɪˈkɑ nə, -ˈkæn ə/ noun 1. a Mexican-American girl or woman. adjective 2. of or relating to female Mexican-Americans or their culture: a conference on Chicana issues.