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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