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Noun
/ˈbänˌfīr/,
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bonfires, plural;
  1. A large open-air fire used as part of a celebration, for burning trash, or as a signal


  1. a large outdoor fire that is lighted as a signal or in celebration
  2. A bonfire is a controlled outdoor fire used for informal disposal of burnable waste material or as part of a celebration. Celebratory bonfires are typically designed to burn quickly and may be very large.
  3. Bonfire is a 5 disc box set* by the Australian band AC/DC, released in 1997, and remastered with a release in Digipak format in 2003. ...
  4. Bonfire (originally Cacumen) is a German heavy metal band, founded in Ingolstadt, Germany in 1972. Bonfire has a unique history. Currently there are two bands who have held the name. The original group started out as Cacumen, became Bonfire and currently perform as Charade. ...
  5. "Bonfire" is a song recorded by country music artist Craig Morgan. It is the third single released from his 2008 album That's Why. It is only available on later presses of the album. The song entered the top 40 on the U.S. country charts in June 2009. It is his sixteenth single release. ...
  6. "Bonfire" is a song from American alternative rock group Third Eye Blind's 2009 album Ursa Major. It was the second single from the album, following "Don't Believe a Word. ...
  7. A fire in which bones were burned; A fire to burn unwanted or disreputable items or people: proscribed books, heretics etc; A large, controlled outdoor fire, as a signal or to celebrate something
  8. (Bonfires) Held at the brush pile beyond the End of the World, most notably in the early fall to welcome incoming students and mark the beginning of the school year.
  9. A device for celebrating the use of a dot book, drill, and music (including, but not limited to, Pomp and Circumstance).
  10. Traditional on Guy Fawkes but don’t feel obliged to have one! Turn them over before lighting (animals nesting!).
  11. Called by Guillim "Firebrands Flamant and Scintillant ppr."
  12. ceremonial bonfire on Cannon Green behind Nassau Hall, held only if Princeton beats both Harvard and Yale at football in the same season; the most recent bonfire was lit November 17, 2006, after a 12-year drought.
  13. The word “bonfire” comes originally from the Middle English term “balefyre”, from the Anglo Saxon “baelfyr”.  Circa 1415 the word had become “banefire” and referred to fires into which the bones of cattle and sheep that had been saved during the year were burned. ...
  14. The Aggie Band sophomores get a great privelege. They get to build the outhouse that rests squarely on the top of the Aggie Bonfire each year. Its very good bull. ...