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Meaning of CARILLON

Pronunciation:  'karu`lân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
  2. [n]  set of bells hung in a bell tower
 

CARILLON is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: bell ringing, carillon playing
 
 See Also: bell, change ringing, chime, gong, music

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Car"il*lon\, n. [F. carillon a chime of bells,
originally consisting of four bells, as if fr.. (assumed) L.
quadrilio, fr. quatuer four.]
1. (Mus.) A chime of bells diatonically tuned, played by
   clockwork or by finger keys.

2. A tune adapted to be played by musical bells.

 

 

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