Sunday, 5 November 2017

Word of the Week - Conflagration

Conflagration

  • a destructive fire, usually an extensive one.

  • an extensive fire which destroys a great deal of land or property.
    • "tinder-dry conditions sparked fears of a conflagration in many drought-devastated communities"

  • conflict, war 
    • The conflagration between the two countries lasted for ten years.


definitions derived from merriam-webster and dictionary.com

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