Campion



any of several plants of the genera Lychnis and Silene, having white, pink, or reddish flowers.
Thomas, 1567–1620, English songwriter and poet.
Contemporary Examples

Cannes’ Eight Buzziest Films Anne Thompson May 18, 2009
Telling the Story of Keats’ Love Connection Stephen Farber September 15, 2009
Telling the Story of Keats’ Love Connection Stephen Farber September 15, 2009
Telling the Story of Keats’ Love Connection Stephen Farber September 15, 2009
Telling the Story of Keats’ Love Connection Stephen Farber September 15, 2009

Historical Examples

By What Authority? Robert Hugh Benson
The Gold that Glitters Emily Sarah Holt
The Wailing Octopus Harold Leland Goodwin
My New Curate P.A. Sheehan
Name and Fame Adeline Sergeant

noun
any of various caryophyllaceous plants of the genera Silene and Lychnis, having red, pink, or white flowers See also bladder campion
noun
Saint Edmund. 1540–81, English Jesuit martyr. He joined the Jesuits in 1573 and returned to England (1580) as a missionary. He was charged with treason and hanged
Jane. born 1954, New Zealand film director and screenwriter: her films include An Angel at My Table (1990), The Piano (1993), Holy Smoke (1999), In the Cut (2003), and Bright Star (2009)
Thomas. 1567–1620, English poet and musician, noted particularly for his songs for the lute

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