- a city in E Brazil, near Rio de Janeiro.
- (in South America) an extensive, nearly level grassland plain.
Origin of campo
1605–15; < Spanish < Latin campus field
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Examples from the Web for campos
At this point, says Campos, law school is largely serving the needs of only one group: tenured law professors.Law School Enrollments are Plummeting. What Happens Next?
January 18, 2013
“Campos made the report because of Detective Hays and not on his own,” according to the document.Hollywood Hills Severed Head Case Looks at Victim’s Ex
August 4, 2012
Roberts, wrote Campos, authored both the majority and dissenting opinion.Obamacare Leaks Show Supreme Court’s Slow Move to the 21st Century
July 4, 2012
The herds which found no buyers were sent to the campos de afuera.The Argentine Republic
We have called the Autonomists at this time the best friends of Campos.
They had deserted and betrayed Campos, and had been ignored by Weyler.
The pledge was a sacred one, and no doubt Campos meant honestly to keep it.The Greater Republic
Campos knew that he had once more been foiled, and he gave the order to retreat at once.Cuba
Arthur D. Hall
- a city in E Brazil, in E Rio de Janeiro state on the Paraíba River. Pop: 388 000 (2005 est)
- (often plural) level or undulating savanna country, esp in the uplands of Brazil
American Spanish, from Latin campus
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