Definition of firestorm noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    firestorm

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈfaɪərˌstɔrm//
     
     
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  1. 1a very large fire, usually started by bombs, that is not under control and is made worse by the winds that it causes
  2. 2an expression of intense anger or criticism The incident ignited a firestorm of controversy.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: firestorm