jamboree

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noun jam·bo·ree \ ˌjam-bə-ˈrē \

Definition of jamboree

1 a :a large festive gathering
b :a national or international camping assembly of Boy Scouts
2 :a long mixed program of entertainment
3 :a noisy or unrestrained carouse

Examples of jamboree in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of jamboree

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JAMBOREE Defined for English Language Learners

jamboree

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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 :a large party or celebration
2 :a national or international camping assembly of Boy Scouts


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