tintinnabulation
[ tin-ti-nab-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 19th century; Latin from Latin tintinnabulum ‘tinkling bell’ (from tintinnare, reduplication of tinnire ‘to ring, tinkle’) + -ation
Synonyms
  • chime
  • clangor
  • jingle
  • noise
  • ringing
  • sound
Antonyms
  • silence
Definition
the ringing or sound of bells
Example
When the clock struck noon, tintinnabulation sounded from all of the old churches throughout the town.
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