level, open country; plain.
Obsolete. a battlefield.
level and open:
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.)).
noun a region of NE France: a countship and commercial centre in medieval times; it consists of a great plain, with sheep and dairy farms and many vineyards
noun Philippe de (filip də). 1602–74, French painter, born in Brussels: noted particularly for his portraits and historical and religious scenes
to bite upon or grind, especially impatiently: The horses champed the oats. to crush with the teeth and chew vigorously or noisily; munch. to mash; crush. to make vigorous chewing or biting movements with the jaws and teeth. the act of champing. champ at the bit, to betray impatience, as to begin some action. verb […]
champagne (def 1). noun a slang name for champagne