bell tower

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bell tower

n.
A tower in which a bell or a set of bells is hung.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bell tower - a tower that supports or shelters a bellbell tower - a tower that supports or shelters a bell
belfry - a room (often at the top of a tower) where bells are hung
belfry, campanile - a bell tower; usually stands alone unattached to a building
tower - a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
Translations

bell tower

ntorre f campanaria
References in classic literature ?
He, left alone, had promptly fallen asleep; and thus De Montfort's men found and captured him within sight of the bell-tower of the Priory of Lewes, where the King and his royal allies lay peacefully asleep, after their night of wine and dancing and song.
DEFENCE minister Quentin Davies has dismissed the furore over his expense claim for a bell-tower on his constituency home as "a joke".
A PUB fete being opened by an MP will help raise money to restore a church bell-tower.