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campion:

see pinkpink,
common name for some members of the Caryophyllaceae, a family of small herbs found chiefly in north temperate zones (especially the Mediterranean area) but with several genera indigenous to south temperate zones and high altitudes of tropical mountains.
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campion

any of various caryophyllaceous plants of the genera Silene and Lychnis, having red, pink, or white flowers

Campion

1. Saint Edmund. 1540--81, English Jesuit martyr. He joined the Jesuits in 1573 and returned to England (1580) as a missionary. He was charged with treason and hanged
2. Jane. born 1954, New Zealand film director and screenwriter: her films include An Angel at My Table (1990), The Piano (1993), Holy Smoke (1999), and In the Cut (2003)
3. Thomas. 1567--1620, English poet and musician, noted particularly for his songs for the lute
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Campion went ahead again in the 27th minute when Terry Hargreaves sent in a cross from the right touchline which the Burton defence and 'Keeper just watched go straight into the bacK of the net.
Campion graduated summa cum laude from The University of Notre Dame prior to receiving her doctorate of medicine, cum laude, from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
In closing arguments to the jury, defence lawyer Colin Smyth said Jean wanted to sell the jewellery "so that there would be money available to her and Mr Campion so that they could take off to Japan".
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