Campion

Campion

Campion may refer to:

Biology

* Flowering plants of the Caryophyllaceae genera "Lychnis" and "Silene", including:
** "Silene dioica", or red campion, a native European flower
** "Silene latifolia", or white campion, a flower found in Europe, Africa and western Asia

Family name and famous people

*Campion (surname)

Business and commerce

*Campion (boats), Canadian manufacturer of boats
*Campion's pub in Balgriffin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
*Campion Property Consultants in Dublin, Ireland
*Campion Cycle Company, a British maker of cycles, motorcycles and cars bewteen 1901 and 1926.

Television

*"Campion" (TV series), a BBC television series (1989-1990)

Places

*Campion, Colorado, United States

Education

*Campion College, Old Toongabbie, Australia
*Campion College, Kingston, Jamaica
*Campion College (Regina, Canada)
*Campion College, Gisborne, New Zealand
*Campion Hall, Oxford
*Campion School (several)

Fiction

*Albert Campion, a fictional detective
*Campion Bond, a minor character in the comic versions of "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"
*Campion (Watership Down), a rabbit from the novel "Watership Down" by Richard Adams
*Theron Campion (The Fall of the Kings), one of the two pivotal characters in Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman's "The Fall of the Kings"


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См. также в других словарях:

  • Campion — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Carlo Antonio Campioni, Komponist Cassie Campion, britischer Squashspieler Cris Campion (* 1966), französischer Schauspieler Edmund Campion (1540–1581), Priester und Jesuit, Märtyrer der katholischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • campion — CAMPIÓN, OÁNĂ, campioni, oane, s.m. şi f. 1. Persoană, echipă etc. care cucereşte primul loc într o competiţie sportivă (naţională, internaţională, mondială, olimpică). 2. fig. Luptător, apărător de frunte al unei cauze, al unei idei. [pr.: pi… …   Dicționar Român

  • Campion — Cam pi*on, n. [Prob. fr. L. campus field.] (Bot.) A plant of the Pink family ({Cucubalus bacciferus}), bearing berries regarded as poisonous. [1913 Webster] {Bladder campion}, a plant of the Pink family ({Cucubalus Behen} or {Silene inflata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Campion — Campion, CO U.S. Census Designated Place in Colorado Population (2000): 1832 Housing Units (2000): 653 Land area (2000): 3.773716 sq. miles (9.773880 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.022472 sq. miles (0.058203 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.796188 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Campion, CO — U.S. Census Designated Place in Colorado Population (2000): 1832 Housing Units (2000): 653 Land area (2000): 3.773716 sq. miles (9.773880 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.022472 sq. miles (0.058203 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.796188 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • campión — (del it. «campione»; ant.) m. Campeón. * * * campión. m. desus. campeón …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Campion —   [ kæpiən], Jane, neuseeländische Filmregisseurin, * Wellington 30. 4. 1954. Nach Kurzfilmen trat Campion seit 1989 mit Aufsehen erregenden Spielfilmen an die Öffentlichkeit.   Filme: Sweetie (1989); Ein Engel an meiner Tafel (1990); Das Piano… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • campion — [kam′pē ən] n. [prob. use of obs. campion < OFr, lit., CHAMPION (because used for garlands)] any of various flowering plants (genera Lychnis and Silene) of the pink family, with white, red, or pink flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Campion — (spr. kämpjön), Thomas, engl. Arzt, Dichter und Musiker, geb. in Witham (Grafschaft Essex) zwischen 1570 und 1580, gest. 1. März 1619 in London, studierte Medizin auf einer Universität des Kontinents und trat 1595 mit »Poemata« hervor, d. h. mit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Campion — Nom porté en Bretagne et en Normandie. Pour le sens, voir Champion. Diminutif : Campionnet (71, 25) …   Noms de famille


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