Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Word of the Day #7

jamboree -  JAM-buh-ree \  , noun;

1. A carousal; any noisy merrymaking.
2. A large gathering, as of a political party or the teams of a sporting league, often including a program of speeches and entertainment.
3. A large gathering of members of the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts, usually nationwide or international in scope]]

Jamboree  is an American invention, an apparent blend of jabber  and shivaree
Example - It was a real jamboree at the park today.


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