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campo

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noun cam·po \ˈkam-(ˌ)pō, ˈkäm-\

Definition of campo

plural campos

  1. :  a grassland plain in South America with scattered perennial herbs



Examples of campo

  1. <vaqueros driving their herd of cattle across the campo>



Origin of campo

American Spanish, from Spanish, field, from Latin campus


First Known Use: 1863


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