campfire

campfire 1837, from CAMP (Cf. camp) (1) + FIRE (Cf. fire) (n.).

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  • Campfire — steht für: Campfire (Simbabwe), Hilfsorganisation in Simbabwe Camp Fire USA, US amerikanische Jugendorganisation Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • campfire — ► NOUN ▪ an open air fire in a camp …   English terms dictionary

  • campfire — [kamp′fīr΄] n. 1. an outdoor fire at a campsite 2. a social gathering around such a fire …   English World dictionary

  • Campfire — A campfire is a fire lit at a campsite, usually in a fire ring. Campfires are a popular feature of camping, particularly among organized campers such as Scouts or Guides. Without proper precautions they are also potentially dangerous. A certain… …   Wikipedia

  • campfire — noun fire at a campground or on a camping trip, often used for cooking, to provide light and heat, to drive away bugs, and as a focal point for sitting around in the evening and talking, telling stories, and singing. See Also: bonfire, campground …   Wiktionary

  • campfire — UK [ˈkæmpˌfaɪə(r)] / US [ˈkæmpˌfaɪr] noun [countable] Word forms campfire : singular campfire plural campfires a fire built outside by people who are camping …   English dictionary

  • campfire — noun Date: 1675 a fire built outdoors (as at a camp or a picnic) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • campfire — /kamp fuyeur /, n. 1. an outdoor fire for warmth or cooking, as at a camp. 2. a gathering around such a fire. 3. a reunion of soldiers, scouts, etc. [1665 75; CAMP1 + FIRE] * * * …   Universalium

  • campfire — camp|fire [ˈkæmpfaıə US faır] n a fire made outdoors by people who are camping …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • campfire — camp|fire [ kæmp,faır ] noun count a fire built outside by people who are camping …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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