Associations to the word «Champaign»


CHAMPAIGN, noun. (geography) (archaic) Open countryside, or an area of open countryside.
CHAMPAIGN, noun. (obsolete) A battlefield.
CHAMPAIGN, adjective. Pertaining to open countryside; unforested, flat.

Dictionary definition

CHAMPAIGN, noun. 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, noun. A university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats