jamboree

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jamboree

Post by Archived Topic » Mon Feb 15, 1999 12:00 am

word origen and language please
Submitted by david allen (brisbane - Australia)
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jamboree

Post by Jonathon Green » Thu Feb 18, 1999 8:00 am

I can find no origin, merely an attribution to US slang, and a first citation of 1868.
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