campanile


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cam·pa·ni·le

 (kăm′pə-nē′lē)
n. pl. cam·pa·ni·les (-lēz) or cam·pa·ni·li (-lē)
A bell tower, especially one near but not attached to a church or other public building.

[French, from Italian, from campana, bell, from Late Latin campāna, bell (made of metal produced in Campania), from Latin campānus, of Campania, from Campānia, Campania.]

campanile

(ˌkæmpəˈniːlɪ)
n
(Architecture) (esp in Italy) a bell tower, not usually attached to another building. Compare belfry
[C17: from Italian, from campana bell]

cam•pa•ni•le

(ˌkæm pəˈni li, -leɪ, -ˈnil)

n., pl. -ni•les, -ni•li (-ˈni li)
a bell tower, esp. one freestanding from a church.
[1630–40; < Italian campana bell < Late Latin]

campanile

a tower for peals of bells or a carillon, usually freestanding. Also called campanario.
See also: Bells

campanile

Italian for a bell tower detached from the main body of a church.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.campanile - a bell towercampanile - a bell tower; usually stands alone unattached to a building
bell tower - a tower that supports or shelters a bell
Translations

campanile

[ˌkæmpəˈniːlɪ] Ncampanario m
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The sudden flashes of colour reminded him of the gleam of the opal-and-iris-throated birds that flutter round the tall honeycombed Campanile, or stalk, with such stately grace, through the dim, dust-stained arcades.
We have seen the Campanile, and Byron's house and Balbi's the geographer, and the palaces of all the ancient dukes and doges of Venice, and we have seen their effeminate descendants airing their nobility in fashionable French attire in the Grand Square of St.
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Ah, if you could but see my own dear Pisa, the Duomo, the cloisters of Campo Santo, the high Campanile, with the mellow throb of her bells upon the warm Italian air
The additional members are accommodated on the public space outside which is pinned down by the thin tall concrete planes of the campanile.
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Though purely symbolic as a campanile (lacking bells), the square tower rises through the new town hall block, bringing visitors into the building from the mall below.
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At St Michael's in the Marsh, just south of the ringroad near the hamlet of Crna Vas, you climb a flight of steps, pass beneath the arch of a free-standing campanile, and enter the woodsy interior of the church, which is lofted above the flood-plain.
ALL OVER ITALY: Octopus Salad from Venice, Saffron Risotto from Milan, Crudo With Garlic Oil Linguine from Sardinia: Hollywood celebrated the wonder that is Italy on Tuesday night at Campanile by sampling dishes from all over that beautiful country, with Florence, Naples and Rome represented as well.
The nearest accommodation to be found was at that fine hostelry, the Campanile Hotel.