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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
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The sale included a 12-bedroom house, a wing containing nine apartments, four of which are occupied, a chapel and belltower.
Saint Spyridon Church dates back to 1589 and it is worth walking through the labyrinthine streets lined with souvenir shops to see its distinctive belltower and painted ceiling.
Dumaguete is rich in Spanish culture as well, adds Clemente, with heritage houses repurposed as commercial establishments; the Saint Catherine Alexandria Cathedral (Dumaguete Cathedral) constructed in 1776 and the iconic Dumaguete belltower in Quezon Park, which once helped warn residents of marauding pirates; and about two hours away by bus, there are ruins of an old Spanish fortress in the municpality of Ayungon.
Contract notice: Pra-amenities of the areas lot 8 works on the rest areas of the htroye and the high belltower (a16) and lot 9 works on the rest areas of the mare au bois and the moulin de pierre (a29)
Benedict, which collapsed leaving only its facade standing, and the Cathedral of Santa Maria Argentea, whose belltower was severely cracked.
In Camerino, a nearby university town, the belltower of the 17th century Church of Santa Maria in Via collapsed over a nearby building, but no one was believe to be trapped underneath, the ANSA news agency said.
A tall Veterans' Memorial Belltower, set in the trees, chimes gently every fifteen minutes from bells donated by Lady Sifton's four sons and used in the first United Church in Brandon from 1932-1979.
While Mandelstam often likens his poetry to a Gothic cathedral--as a sturdy architectural center of gravity and order--he concurrently underscores the dynamics inherent in the image: "The handsome arrow of the Gothic belltower rages [zlaya] because its function [like that of poetry] is to stab [ukolot'] the sky, to reproach [popreknut'] it for its emptiness [pusto].
12) And in 1951, he published a detailed analysis of the original form of a twelfth-century Roman belltower, the Torre Borgia, as it appeared before succumbing to a 1523 fire.
He points to two main sequences with significant differences: an effects-heavy battle between gargoyles and demons on a belltower, and a one-on-one fight between Eckhart's character and a high-level demon.
From the deepest bass of [the Belltower of] Ivan the Great to the fragile descants of the bells mounted on the tiny gate-tower churches.