conflagration

Part of speech: noun

A great or extensive fire.

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Usage examples "conflagration":

  1. Her Presence of Mind Prevents Conflagration from Wiping Out the City! - "The Two Vanrevels", Booth Tarkington.
  2. No light now came from the conflagration he was desiring to witness, but there would be, as soon as he emerged once more into the open. - "The Nightrider's Feud", Walter C. McConnell.
  3. The Birchlegs had enough to do in saving the block- house, and could give but little aid to the citizens in their efforts to limit the conflagration. - "The Story of Norway", Hjalmar H. Boyesen.