the site of the ancient capital city of the Chimu people, near the modern city of Trujillo, Peru, characterized by large walled enclosures and houses made of unfired mud brick covered with frescoes in brilliant colors.
- Chan op
Canaan (def 4).
chancellor. chancery. Chancellor. Chancery. Channel Chancellor
- Chance it
Take the risk or hazard of, as in I don’t know if there’s a later bus but let’s chance it. The verb to chance alone was so used for a time, as in Let’s just chance the rain—I’m not buying a new umbrella! [ Late 1800s ] Also see: take a chance