campagne

Campagna

[kam-pahn-yuh, kuhm-; Italian kahm-pah-nyah]
noun, plural Campagne [kam-pahn-yey, kuhm-; Italian kahm-pah-nye] , for 2.
1.
a low plain surrounding the city of Rome, Italy.
2.
(lowercase) any flat open plain; champaign.

Origin:
< Italian; see campaign

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campagna (kæmˈpɑːnjə)
 
n
another word for champaign

Campagna (kæmˈpɑːnjə)
 
n
Also called: Campagna di Roma a low-lying plain surrounding Rome, Italy: once fertile, it deteriorated to malarial marshes; but has since been reclaimed. Area: about 2000 sq km (800 sq miles)

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campagne
obs. form of campaign.
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