n. [It. See Campaigg.] An open
level tract of country; especially "Campagna di Roma." The
extensive undulating plain which surrounds Rome.
&fist; Its length is commonly stated to be about ninety miles,
and its breadth from twenty-seven to forty miles. The ground is
almost entirely volcanic, and vapors which arise from the
district produce malaria.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Campagna, (1) an unhealthy flat district round Rome, co-extensive
with ancient Latium, infested with malaria; (2) a town in Italy, in
Salerno, with a cathedral, and a trade in wine, oil, and fruit.
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