jamboree

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown 19th century American slang. Chosen by Baden-Powell in 1919 for use in Scout Movement.

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Noun[edit]

jamboree (plural jamborees)

  1. A lavish or boisterous celebration or party.
  2. (dated, slang) A frolic or spree.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Rudyard Kipling to this entry?)
    • W. A. Fraser
      A Calcutta-made pony cart had been standing in front of the manager's bungalow when Raja Singh started on his jamboree.
  3. A large rally of Scouts or Guides.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jamboree

  1. jamboree (of Scouts)

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jamboree m (plural jamborees)

  1. jamboree

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionnaire français-anglais Larousse
  2. ^ Le Robert Micro, Édition Poche, 1998

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