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campanile

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noun cam·pa·ni·le \ˌkam-pə-ˈnē-lē, ˌkäm-, -(ˌ)lā, especially of US structures also -ˈnēl\

Simple Definition of campanile

  • : a tall tower with a bell in it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of campanile

plural

campaniles

or

campanili

\-ˈnē-lē\
  1. :  a usually freestanding bell tower

Illustration of campanile

Origin and Etymology of campanile

Italian, from campana bell, from Late Latin


First Known Use: 1640


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