campanile
[ kam-puh-nee-lee ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 17th century; Italian from Italian, from campana ‘bell’
Synonyms
  • carillon
  • cupola
  • dome
  • head
  • minaret
  • spire. steeple
  • turret
  • bell tower
  • clocher
Antonyms
  • n/a
Definition
a bell tower, especially one freestanding from the body of a church
Example
A) At noon each day, the bells rang from the campanile. B) The couple got married outside of the campanile.
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