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tintinnabulation

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noun tin·tin·nab·u·la·tion \ˌtin-tə-ˌna-byə-ˈlā-shən\

Simple Definition of tintinnabulation

  • : the sound of ringing bells

Full Definition of tintinnabulation

  1. 1 :  the ringing or sounding of bells

  2. 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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