campo

[kam-poh, kahm-]

noun, plural cam·pos.

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

Nearby words

  1. campina grande,
  2. campinas,
  3. camping ground,
  4. campion,
  5. campion, thomas,
  6. campo formio,
  7. campo grande,
  8. campo santo,
  9. campobello,
  10. campodean

Origin of campo

1605–15; < Spanish < Latin campus field

El Campo

[el kam-poh]

noun

a town in S Texas.
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British Dictionary definitions for campo

campo

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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