jamboree

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noun jam·bo·ree \ˌjam-bə-ˈrē\

Definition of jamboree

  1. 1 :  a noisy or unrestrained carouse

  2. 2a :  a large festive gatheringb :  a national or international camping assembly of Boy Scouts

  3. 3 :  a long mixed program of entertainment

Examples of jamboree in a sentence

  1. he was a bit remorseful when he returned to the farm after his jamboree in town

Origin and Etymology of jamboree

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1861


JAMBOREE Defined for English Language Learners

jamboree

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noun jam·bo·ree \ˌjam-bə-ˈrē\

Definition of jamboree for English Language Learners

  • : a large party or celebration with music and entertainment

  • : a large gathering of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts


JAMBOREE Defined for Kids

jamboree

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noun jam·bo·ree \ˌjam-bə-ˈrē\

Definition of jamboree for Students

  1. 1 :  a large party or celebration

  2. 2 :  a national or international camping assembly of Boy Scouts



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