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campfire (n.)

also camp-fire, "fire in a camp for warmth or cooking," 1835, from camp (n.) + fire (n.). In the GAR (Civil War Northern veterans' society), "a meeting or reunion of members of a post" (1874).

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Definitions of campfire

campfire (n.)
a small outdoor fire for warmth or cooking (as at a camp);
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