Word of the Week: Conflagration

as in:“The battles at Lexington and Concord on the morning of April 19, 1774, were the spark that lit a conflagration that had been smoldering for decades.”

Lane, F. S. (2009). American privacy:  The 400-year history of our most contested right.  Boston, MA. [ebrary version].  Retrieved from http://site.ebrary.com/lib/emmanuel/docDetail.action?docID=10340976&p00=conflagration p.9

[Rowland, C. Guilfoil, J.M.  (2011, March 13).  Bachmann visits N.H., slips up on Revolution.  The Boston Globe. Retrieved from http://proquest.umi.com.webadvisor.emmanuel.edu:2048/pqdlink?did=2290529971&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=3731&RQT=309&VName=PQD%5D

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