champaign

Definitions of champaign
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n extensive tract of level open land

Synonyms:
field, plain
Examples:
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Olympia
a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games
Nullarbor Plain
a vast arid plain of southern Australia stretching inland from the Great Australian Bight; has sparse vegetation and no surface water and is almost uninhabited; the site of a major rocket research center
Serengeti Plain
a vast plain in Tanzania to the west of the Great Rift Valley known for its wildlife
Marston Moor
a former moor in northern England
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flat
a level tract of land
flood plain, floodplain
a low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding
llano
an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America)
moor, moorland
open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
peneplain, peneplane
a more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements
snowfield
a permanent wide expanse of snow
steppe
extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)
tundra
a vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen
alluvial flat, alluvial plain
a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water
salt flat, salt plain
a flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water
Type of:
dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma
the solid part of the earth's surface

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