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Definition of Smokey the Bear noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    Smokey the Bear

    NAmE//ˌsmoʊki ðə ˈbɛr//
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  1. 1the symbol used by the U.S. Forest Service on signs and advertising about preventing forest fires
  2. 2(also Smokey Bear, Smokey) (informal) (old-fashioned) (in the U.S.) a member of the police force that is responsible for the highway
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