An army that campaigned across the entire continent; a group that campaigned for human rights.
An example of a campaign is a group canvassing for a political candidate running for office.
Grant's Vicksburg campaign secured the entire Mississippi for the Union.
An advertising campaign for a new product; a candidate's political campaign.
An example of a campaign is when General McArthur defeated the Japanese during WWII.
She campaigned for better social security.
Origin of campaign
- French campagne from Italian campagna field, military operation from Late Latin campānia open country, battlefield from Latin campus field
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition