Jamboree

Jam`bo*ree"

(?), n. [Etym. uncertain. Cf. Jambone.] 1. A noisy or unrestrained carousal or frolic; a spree. [Slang] Kipling.

A Calcutta-made pony cart had been standing in front of the manager's bungalow when Raja Singh started on his jamboree.
W. A. Fraser.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. a large festive gathering.
[PJC]

3. an assembly of boy scouts, usually at the national or international level, including camping among the activities; -- a term adopted by the Boy Scouts organization.
[PJC]

 

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