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English definition of “inferno”

inferno

noun [C]     /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.Fire and flameFire service
(Definition of inferno noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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