campana

noun, often attributive
cam·​pa·​na | \ kamˈpanə, -ˈä-, -ˈā- \
plural -s

Definition of campana

: bell, gutta usually used of shape in decoration

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History and Etymology for campana

Late Latin, bell, from Latin, feminine of campanus Campanian, from Campania, the level country about Naples; from the use of Campanian metal in making bells

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“Campana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/campana. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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