Conflagration Definition

kŏnflə-grāshən
conflagrations
noun
conflagrations
A big, destructive fire.
Webster's New World
(figuratively) A large-scale conflict.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Conflagration

Noun

Singular:
conflagration
Plural:
conflagrations

Origin of Conflagration

  • Latin cōnflagrātiō cōnflagrātiōn- from cōnflagrātus past participle of cōnflagrāre to burn up conflagrant

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French, from Latin cōnflagrātiō (“burning, conflagration”).

    From Wiktionary

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