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English definition of “inferno”

inferno

noun [C] uk   /ɪnˈfɜː.nəʊ/ us    /-ˈfɝː.noʊ/ (plural infernos)
a very large uncontrolled fire: a raging inferno The building was an inferno by the time the fire service arrived.
(Definition of inferno from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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