from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large grassy plain in South America, with scattered bushes and small trees.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name given in Brazil to patches of land in the midst of the dense forests of the country which are either entirely bare of trees or are only sparsely covered with them.
- n. The Italian acre, a measure of land varying in different states from 8/4 of an English acre to 1⅓ acres.
Spanish, field, from Latin campus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)