/ (ˈbækˌbɜːn) Australian and NZ /
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to clear (an area of scrub, bush, etc) by creating a new fire that burns in the opposite direction to the line of advancing fire
the act or result of backburning
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My grandmother ________ a wall full of antique cuckoo clocks.
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