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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.
The jamborees are held every four years and all of the scouts attending are aged between 14 and 17.
In 1954, Willys Motors (then manufacturer of Jeep vehicles) became involved with the adventure, and Jeep Jamborees have been an off-road tradition ever since.
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.
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.
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.
Archery organizations across the United States and Canada hold weekend shoots called jamborees that are not only a lot of fun for archers, but also money makers for dealers.
Here, we will combine our talents and our cultures to bring what will prove to be one of the most incredible, successful jamborees ever