Cam*paign" (?), n. [F.
campagne, It. campagna, fr. L. Campania the
level country about Naples, fr. campus field. See
Camp, and cf. Champaign, Champagne.]
1. An open field; a large, open plain
without considerable hills. SeeChampaign.
2. (Mil.) A connected series of
military operations forming a distinct stage in a war; the time
during which an army keeps the field. Wilhelm.
3. Political operations preceding an
election; a canvass. [Cant, U. S.]
4. (Metal.) The period during
which a blast furnace is continuously in operation.
Cam*paign" (?), v. i. To serve
in a campaign.