- level, open country; plain.
- Obsolete. a battlefield.
- level and open: champaign fields.
- a city in E Illinois, adjoining Urbana.
- Also called: campagna an expanse of open level or gently undulating country
- an obsolete word for battlefield
“open country, plain,” c.1400, from Old French champagne “country, countryside,” from Latin campania “plain, level country,” especially that near Rome (see campaign (n.)).