- any of several plants of the genera Lychnis and Silene, having white, pink, or reddish flowers.
Origin of campion
- Thomas,1567–1620, English songwriter and poet.
Examples from the Web for campion
Contemporary Examples of campion
Exhilarated by her return to filmmaking, Campion expects to pick up the pace.
“I was avoiding writing and looking for distractions,” Campion confesses.
When Campion finally decided to return to filmmaking, it took her a while to settle on the right story.
“The worry was that none of the cast would be English,” Campion says with a laugh.
“Unconsummated love affairs are perhaps the most poignant and most remembered of all,” Campion argues.
Historical Examples of campion
I lay down in the gangway of the yacht whilst Campion steered.
It was a slight, because expected, surprise to see Captain Campion at the altar rails.
And how Campion and Ormsby jumped at that idea of mine about the fishing schooner.
Miss Campion's and Mrs. Darcy's ideas of "the beautiful" were not exactly alike.
Miss Campion came in, and proffered the hospitality of her home.
- any of various caryophyllaceous plants of the genera Silene and Lychnis, having red, pink, or white flowersSee also bladder campion
Word Origin for campion
- 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