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Definitions for campion
ˈkæm pi əncam·pi·on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. silene, campion, catchflynoun

    any plant of the genus Silene


  1. campionnoun

    any flowering plant of the genus Lychnis.

  2. campionnoun

    any flowering plant of the genus Silene.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Campionnoun

    lychnis, Lat. A plant.

    The leaves are whole, and grow opposite by pairs upon the stalks; the cup of the flower is whole, and either tubulous or swelling; the flower consists of five leaves, which expand in form of a clove gilliflower, and are generally heart shaped; the ovary, which rises in the centre of the calyx, becomes a conical fruit, which is wrapt up in the flower cup, and has commonly one cell, filled with seeds, which are roundish, angular, and kidney-shaped. Philip Miller.


  1. campion

    Campion is a term used to refer to a variety of flowering plants from the family Caryophyllaceae. These plants, also known as catchflies, are known for their colorful blossoms and are commonly found in temperate regions of the world. It is also a surname of Irish origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Campionnoun

    a plant of the Pink family (Cucubalus bacciferus), bearing berries regarded as poisonous

  2. Etymology: [Prob. fr. L. campus field.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Campion

    kam′pi-un, n. the common name of plants belonging to the genera Lychnis and Silene. [Perh. from L. campus, a field.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Campion is ranked #9043 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Campion surname appeared 3,614 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Campion.

    93.6% or 3,383 total occurrences were White.
    3.6% or 131 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 40 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 32 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 20 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of campion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of campion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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