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Origin of champaign
Examples from the Web for champaign
There are also practitioners of this dark art in Portland, Oregon; Champaign, Illinois; and … the Upper East Side of Manhattan?Could I Possibly Have Been Wrong About the French Fry Burger?|Daniel Gross|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And since 1999, he hosted the Roger Ebert Film Festival in Champaign, Illinois, home to the University of Illinois.Roger Ebert, 70, Has Died: A Look at the Life of Cinema’s Great Appreciator|Marlow Stern|April 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Our forefathers, he explains, drank that mirth-inspiring liquor with which Burgundy and Champaign supplied them.Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards
They moved from there to Champaign, Illinois when I was about six years old.
This country is always tilled, and full of corn, and is all plain and champaign ground, and hath great store of honey.The Strange Adventures of Andrew Battell|Andrew Battell
In the old Welsh tongue, Gwent means a champaign country, or level alluvial plain.Science in Arcady|Grant Allen
"Let us finish this champaign, my good fellow," says the politician, emptying his glass.An Outcast|F. Colburn Adams
Word Origin for champaign
"open country, plain," c.1400, from Old French champagne "country, countryside," from Latin campania "plain, level country," especially that near Rome (see campaign (n.)).