Pronunciation: (kamp'fīur"), [key]
1. an outdoor fire for warmth or cooking, as at a camp.
2. a gathering around such a fire.
3. a reunion of soldiers, scouts, etc.
a U.S. organization for girls and boys that emphasizes the building of character and good citizenship through work, health, and love; originally founded for girls (Camp' Fire" girls") in 1910, it is now open to both boys and girls (Camp' Fire" mem"bers).
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