Word of the Day: 9
noun UK /ˌkɒn.fləˈɡreɪ.ʃən/ US /ˌkɑːn-/ (follow the link to hear UK and US pronunciations)
- a large fire that causes a lot of damage
- a large and violent event, such as a war, involving a lot of people:
They may succeed in turning a little local difficulty into a full-blown regional conflagration.