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Meaning of CHAMPAIGN

Pronunciation:  sham'peyn, sham'peyn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana
  2. [n]  extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"

CHAMPAIGN is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: field, plain
 See Also: dry land, earth, flat, ground, IL, Illinois, land, Land of Lincoln, llano, moor, moorland, Olympia, Prairie State, snowfield, solid ground, steppe, terra firma, town, tundra



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cham*paign"\, n. [OF. champaigne; same word as
    A flat, open country.
          Fair champaign, with less rivers interveined. --Milton.
          Through Apline vale or champaign wide.   --Wordsworth.
  2. \Cham*paign"\, a.
    Flat; open; level.
          A wide, champaign country, filled with herds.
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