Definition of campfire
: a fire built outdoors (as at a camp or a picnic)
Examples of campfire in a Sentence
We gathered around a campfire and shared stories.
Recent Examples of campfire from the Web
The ban had been in effect since April 17, preventing residents from starting campfires, bonfires or burning yard waste without getting an OK from the Florida Forest Service.
After the sun sets, chat around a campfire while roasting s'mores.
The suspension of burn permits for residential landscape debris does not apply to campfires within organized campgrounds or on private property.
Instead of setting up tents and building campfires, girls at IBM’s EXITE camps (Exploring Interests in Technology and Engineering) will learn to set up computers and build Web pages this summer.
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First Known Use of campfire
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Definition of campfire for English Language Learners
: a fire that is built outdoors at a camp or picnic area
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