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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.]
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jamboree

(ˌdʒæmbəˈriː)
n
1. a large and often international gathering of Scouts
2. a party or spree
[C19: of uncertain origin]
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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]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jamboree - a gay festivityjamboree - a gay festivity      
festivity, celebration - any joyous diversion
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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
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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
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jamboree

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

[ˌdʒæmbəˈriː] n (party, merrymaking) → baldoria; (of scouts) → raduno
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

jamboree

(dʒӕmbəˈriː) noun
1. a large and lively gathering.
2. a rally of Boy Scouts, Girl Guides etc.
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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."
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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.