from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plain; a flat expanse of land; a champaign.
  • n. A species of landscape that is flat and open.
  • n. The level open countryside, as distinct from the mountains, forests or towns.
  • n. common land; land that is not enclosed
  • n. Someone who farms land that is not enclosed.
  • n. A battlefield, especially when flat and open.
  • n. A field of inquiry or study.
  • adj. Flat or level and open, like a champian.
  • adj. Level; equal; on a par with one another.
  • adj. Of land that is not enclosed; of land that is common.
  • adj. Pertaining to land that is not enclosed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as champaign.
  • n. One who lives in or farms the open fields.
  • Same as champaign.


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  • Cock Island is apparently home to champian cuntry. And a butt. At least we know the examples aren't being censored!

    September 30, 2013