tintinnabulation


tin·tin·nab·u·la·tion

noun \ˌtin-tə-ˌna-byə-ˈlā-shən\

: the sound of ringing bells

Full Definition of TINTINNABULATION

1
:  the ringing or sounding of bells
2
:  a jingling or tinkling sound as if of bells

Examples of TINTINNABULATION

  1. <the merry tintinnabulation of church bells>

Origin of TINTINNABULATION

Latin tintinnabulum bell, from tintinnare to ring, jingle, from tinnire
First Known Use: 1831

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