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- n. A bonfire.
- n. A celebratory salute made by firing guns into the air sequentially along a line.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A fire kindled in a public place in token of joy; a bonfire; a firing of guns in token of joy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bonfire, or a firing of guns, in token of joy.
From French, literally ‘fire of joy’. (Wiktionary)