leaning tower

noun

Definition of leaning tower 

: any of many towers which are out of the true vertical and have a visible slant (as that of Pisa, Italy, which is 16¹/₂ feet out of the perpendicular in a height of 179 feet)

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History and Etymology for leaning tower

leaning from present participle of lean entry 1

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