Campos

[ kahn-poo s ]
/ ˈkɑ̃ pʊs /

noun

a city in E Brazil, near Rio de Janeiro.

Definition for campos (2 of 2)

campo

[ kam-poh, kahm- ]
/ ˈkæm poʊ, ˈkɑm- /

noun, plural cam·pos.

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

Origin of campo

1605–15; < Spanish < Latin campus field
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British Dictionary definitions for campos (1 of 2)

Campos

/ (Portuguese ˈkəːmpuʃ) /

noun

a city in E Brazil, in E Rio de Janeiro state on the Paraíba River. Pop: 388 000 (2005 est)

British Dictionary definitions for campos (2 of 2)

campo

/ (ˈkæmpəʊ) /

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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