Meaning of “bonfire” in the English Dictionary

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"bonfire" in British English

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bonfirenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɒn.faɪər/ us /ˈbɑːn.faɪr/

a large fire that is made outside to burn unwanted things, or for pleasure

(Definition of “bonfire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bonfire" in American English

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bonfirenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɑnˌfɑɪər/

a large fire that is made outside:

We built a bonfire on the beach.

(Definition of “bonfire” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)