jamboree


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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 ?
Susan and I had planned such a nice little jamboree for your last night here."
There's to be no end of dances and drives and general jamborees. I shall never forgive you, Queen Anne, for not coming home with me for the holidays."
Eurojam is a European Scout Jamboree and 40,000 Scouts and Girl Guides from across the globe flock to attend the event.
The Jamboree, which took place in West Virginia, offered the young people the chance to learn new life skills, take part in some high adventure activities, and make friends with Scouts from 150 countries around the world.
Three youngsters and a scout leader from 88th Stirling (Braehead) Scouts represented the Forth region as part of the Kilted Krew Jamboree Unit at the event, which took place in West Virginia.
The Jamboree offered young people the chance to learn new skills that they can use in other aspects of their life and taste high adventure.
Axee sur le theme " scout, jeune, citoyen, engage pour le developpement durable", cette 11e edition du Jamboree Attoumglan met l'accent sur les objectifs de developpement durable, les echanges intellectuels et les amities nouvelles partages par les scouts ivoiriens et du monde entier pendant l'evenement.
More than 45,000 scouts and scouting leaders from over 150 countries have come together in West Virginia to "Unlock a New World" -- the theme of the 24th jamboree.
The World Scout Jamboree is the culmination of two years of work for the leaders, which has involved camps and team-building events preparing the young people for living on site in West Virginia among the other participants.
The jamboree offers young people the chance to learn new skills they can use in other aspects of their life, and learn about different cultures from around the world.
Over the years the Jamboree has grown in popularity as well as duration, moving from a 3 day to a 4 day event.
This years World Scout Jamboree, which officially began on Monday, July 22 and will run through Friday, Aug.