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champaign

noun cham·paign \sham-ˈpān\

Definition of CHAMPAIGN

1
:  an expanse of level open country :  plain
2
archaic :  battlefield
champaign adjective

Examples of CHAMPAIGN

  1. <after days of trudging through dense forest, the explorers came upon a vast champaign>

Origin of CHAMPAIGN

Middle English champaine, from Anglo-French champaigne, from Late Latin campania — more at campaign
First Known Use: 15th century

Champaign

geographical name Cham·paign \sham-ˈpān\

Definition of CHAMPAIGN

city E cen Illinois pop 81,055

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