Definition of Bengal light in English:

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Bengal light

Pronunciation: /bɛŋˈɡɔːl ˌlʌɪt/


A kind of firework giving off a blue flame and used for lighting or signalling.
Example sentences
  • The lights were called Bengal lights and were the kind used at sea to signal for help or give warning.
  • The children were having a real good time, either with Bengal lights or thundering firecrackers.
  • Castles, chateaux and ruins shine in the Bengal lights and the evening fireworks.

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