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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.)).


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