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[kam-poh, kahm-]
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noun, plural cam·pos.
  1. (in South America) an extensive, nearly level grassland plain.
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Origin of campo

1605–15; < Spanish < Latin campus field

El Campo

[el kam-poh]
  1. a town in S Texas.
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Related Words for campo

pasture, prairie, plain, steppe, savanna, field, range, llano, pampas, sward, veldt, campo, swarth

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British Dictionary definitions for campo


noun plural -pos
  1. (often plural) level or undulating savanna country, esp in the uplands of Brazil
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Word Origin for campo

American Spanish, from Latin campus
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