Cam*paign" (?), n. [F. campagne, It. campagna, fr. L. Campania the level country about Naples, fr. campus field. See Camp, and cf. Champaign, Champagne.]


An open field; a large, open plain without considerable hills. SeeChampaign.


2. Mil.

A connected series of military operations forming a distinct stage in a war; the time during which an army keeps the field.



Political operations preceding an election; a canvass.

[Cant, U. S.]

4. Metal.

The period during which a blast furnace is continuously in operation.


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Cam*paign" (?), v. i.

To serve in a campaign.


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