Definition of Campagna

1. n. An open level tract of country; especially "Campagna di Roma." The extensive undulating plain which surrounds Rome.

Definition of Campagna

1. a flat, open plain [n -PAGNE]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Campagna

camp bed
camp beds
camp chair
camp down
camp fever
camp followers
camp hospital
camp meeting
camp out
camp robber
camp robbers
campagna (current term)
campaign for governor
campaign hat

Literary usage of Campagna

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Topography and Monuments of Ancient Rome by Samuel Ball Platner (1911)
"GENERAL TOPOGRAPHY OF ROME AND THE campagna. The campagna. — The city of Rome is situated in the middle of an undulating plain, called the campagna.1 It is ..."

2. Six Months in Italy by George Stillman Hillard (1881)
"WALKS IN THE campagna. Some of my most agreeable recollections of Rome are associated with long walks over the campagna, sometimes extending through a large ..."

3. Selections and Essays by John Ruskin (1918)
"THE campagna OF EOME [Modern Painters, Vol. I, preface to 2nd edition.] PERHAPS there is no more impressive scene on earth than the solitary extent of the ..."

4. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1878)
"campagna DI ROMA [de ro'-ma], plain surrounding Rome, III. 659 (ill.). campagna Felice [fä-le'-chä], Italian name of Campania, III. 661,1 b. ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1846)
"ТНК ROMAN campagna. THERE is no district in Europe which is more remarkable, or has more Strongly impressed the minds of mea in modern times, than the ROMAN ..."

6. History of Europe, from the Fall of Napoleon, in 1815, to the Accession of by Archibald Alison (1859)
"He had now regained possession of the range of hills east of the Tione from Custoza to the Somma campagna, which nearly neutralised the advantages gained by ..."

7. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1906)
"In regard to the promotion of agriculture by the Popes, and their relation to the Roman campagna, see, in general, SOMBART, Die Romische campagna ..."

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