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)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jamboree (Kotus type 20/filee, no gradation)
nominative jamboree jamboreet
genitive jamboreen jamboreiden
jamboreitten
partitive jamboreeta jamboreita
illative jamboreehen
jamboreeseen
jamboreihin
jamboreisiin
singular plural
nominative jamboree jamboreet
accusative nom.? jamboree jamboreet
gen. jamboreen
genitive jamboreen jamboreiden
jamboreitten
partitive jamboreeta jamboreita
inessive jamboreessa jamboreissa
elative jamboreesta jamboreista
illative jamboreehen
jamboreeseen
jamboreihin
jamboreisiin
adessive jamboreella jamboreilla
ablative jamboreelta jamboreilta
allative jamboreelle jamboreille
essive jamboreena jamboreina
translative jamboreeksi jamboreiksi
instructive jamborein
abessive jamboreetta jamboreitta
comitative jamboreineen

French[edit]

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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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