[kam-poh, kahm-]

noun, plural cam·pos.

(in South America) an extensive, nearly level grassland plain.

Origin of campo

1605–15; < Spanish < Latin campus field

El Campo

[el kam-poh]


a town in S Texas. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -pos

(often plural) level or undulating savanna country, esp in the uplands of Brazil

Word Origin for campo

American Spanish, from Latin campus
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