Definition of campaign trail
: a route that takes a candidate for office to different places in order to talk to people during a campaign The candidates talked about the people they met on the campaign trail.
Word by Word Definitions
: a connected series of military operations forming a distinct phase of a war
: a connected series of operations designed to bring about a particular result
: to go on, engage in, or conduct a campaign
: to enter (as a horse or boat) in competition
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