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The three generals now held a council of war, to decide on a plan of campaign.

He went to his grotto, and carefully thought out a plan of campaign.

In 1877, when in campaign in Bulgaria, Alexander did not know what "nerves" meant.

Condé and Turenne were after their campaign with the Imperialists at the height of their fame.

Declarations of love (during a campaign) to be submitted in writing.

The Governor, after this, returned to New Orleans, there to wait the opening of the campaign.

The campaign had almost come to a standstill owing to typhus.

Every period of his campaign ought to have been separately reported.

The Dardanelles campaign was largely conceived and controlled by the Rt.

If Inkermann was "the soldier's battle," Gallipoli was the soldier's campaign.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "operation of an army in the field," from French campagne "campaign," literally "open country," from Old French champagne "countryside, open country" (suited to military maneuvers), from Late Latin campania "level country" (source of Italian campagna, Spanish campaña, Portuguese campanha), from Latin campus "a field" (see campus). Old armies spent winters in quarters and took to the "open field" to seek battle in summer. Extension of meaning from military to political is American English, 1809.

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