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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conflagration  \Con`fla*gra"tion\,  n.  [L.  conflagratio:  cf  F. 
  conflagration.] 
  A  fire  extending  to  many  objects,  or  over  a  large  space;  a 
  general  burning. 
 
  Till  one  wide  conflagration  swallows  all  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conflagration 
  n  :  a  very  intense  and  uncontrolled  fire  [syn:  {inferno}] 




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