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jam·bo·ree

 (jăm′bə-rē′)
n.
1. A noisy celebration.
2. A large assembly, often international, especially of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts.
3. A mass gathering or assembly, as of a political party or association.

[Origin unknown.]

jamboree

(ˌdʒæmbəˈriː)
n
1. a large and often international gathering of Scouts
2. a party or spree
[C19: of uncertain origin]

jam•bo•ree

(ˌdʒæm bəˈri)

n.
1. a carousal; any noisy merrymaking.
2. a festive gathering, often including speeches and entertainment.
3. a large national or international gathering of the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts (disting. from camporee).
[1860–65, Amer.; perhaps b. jabber and shivaree, with m from jam1 crowd]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jamboree - a gay festivityjamboree - a gay festivity      
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion

jamboree

noun festival, party, fête, celebration, blast (U.S. slang), rave (Brit. slang), carnival, spree, jubilee, festivity, beano (Brit. slang), merriment, revelry, carouse, rave-up (Brit. slang), carousal, frolic, hooley or hoolie (chiefly Irish & N.Z.) a fund-raising jamboree in aid of sickle-cell research
Translations
إجْتِماع كَبير وحيَويإجْتِماع كَشْفي دولي: جمبوري
jamboreeshromáždění
gildejamboree
dzsemborimuri
hávær veislaskátamót
pokylissąskrydis
dzīresjandāliņšskautu salidojums
jamborec
eğlentiiçki âlemiizci toplantısı

jamboree

[ˌdʒæmbəˈriː] N
1. [of Scouts] → congreso m de exploradores
2.francachela f, juerga f

jamboree

n (Scouts’) → Pfadfindertreffen nt; (dated: = party) → Rummel m (inf); village jamboreeDorffest nt

jamboree

[ˌdʒæmbəˈriː] n (party, merrymaking) → baldoria; (of scouts) → raduno

jamboree

(dʒӕmbəˈriː) noun
1. a large and lively gathering.
2. a rally of Boy Scouts, Girl Guides etc.
References in classic literature ?
There's to be no end of dances and drives and general jamborees.
Susan and I had planned such a nice little jamboree for your last night here.
This year, with the Philippines hosting the 6th ASEAN Scout Jamboree, a whopping delegation of 24,560 local scouts break the countrys record of the number of delegates participating in the local scout jamborees.
The jamborees are held every four years and all of the scouts attending are aged between 14 and 17.
World Scout Jamborees are held every four years, bringing together thousands of Scouts worldwide for a once-in-a-lifetime special event.
TSBR Board of Directors and volunteers will rise to the challenge of representing our beloved breeds and are proud to take the next step in assuring their futures by being the Bird Dog Jamborees 2014 benefactor.
The first World Scout Jamboree took place in London in 1920 and since then, Jamborees have been held every four years.
The World Scout Jamborees the premier scouting event in the scouting movement and takes place every four years.
According the Jamboree official Website the King was quoted as saying "As many of you already know I have been a scout since I was a little boy, and I have attended many scout meetings as well as World Scout Jamborees around the world.
SCOUT jamborees are under threat because of new Government vetting rules for helpers, it was claimed yesterday.
The exposure-oriented all-star jamborees, which are typically held in the winter, were moved up to accommodate NHL and NCAA scouts, Bruyere said.
Jeep Jamborees have been around since 1952, when a group of business people held the first one in Georgetown, Calif.