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conflagration

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒn.fləˈɡreɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːn-/ formal
a large fire that causes a lot of damage a large and violent event, such as a war, involving a lot of people: They may succeed in turning a little local difficulty into a full-blown regional conflagration.
Translations of “conflagration”
in Spanish conflagración…
in French incendie…
in German die Feuersbrunst…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大火,大火災, 衝突, 災禍…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大火,大火灾, 冲突, 灾祸…
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