bonfire

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noun bon·fire \ˈbän-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of bonfire

  1. :  a large fire built in the open air

Origin and Etymology of bonfire

Middle English bonefire a fire of bones, from bon bone + fire


First Known Use: 15th century



BONFIRE Defined for English Language Learners

bonfire

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noun bon·fire \ˈbän-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of bonfire for English Language Learners

  • : a large outdoor fire


BONFIRE Defined for Kids

bonfire

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noun bon·fire \ˈbän-ˌfīr\

Definition of bonfire for Students

  1. :  a large fire built outdoors



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