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Meaning of CAMPANILE

Pronunciation:  `kampu'neelee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a bell tower; usually stands alone unattached to a building

CAMPANILE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: belfry
 See Also: bell tower



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cam`pa*ni"le\, n. [It. campanile bell tower, steeple,
fr. It. & LL. campana bell.] (Arch.)
A bell tower, esp. one built separate from a church.

      Many of the campaniles od Italy are lofty and
      magnificent atructures.                  --Swift.

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