camporee

[kam-puh-ree]

noun

a small camp gathering of boy scouts or girl scouts, usually from a region or district (distinguished from jamboree).

Nearby words

  1. campo santo,
  2. campobello,
  3. campodean,
  4. campodeid,
  5. campong,
  6. campos,
  7. campout,
  8. campshed,
  9. campshot,
  10. campsite

Origin of camporee

blend of camp1 and jamboree

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British Dictionary definitions for camporee

camporee

noun

a local meeting or assembly of Scouts

Word Origin for camporee

C20: from camp 1 + (jamb) oree

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