campanile

[ kam-puh-nee-lee, -neel; Italian kahm-pah-nee-le ]SEE DEFINITION OF campanile
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAMPANILE

The fall of the Campanile in 1904 was regarded as a calamity by all the civilized world.

Look back at the shore and see how St. Mark's and the Campanile stand out.

A miracle was evidently in progress or the campanile was bewitched.

Harvey's picture of the Covenanters, with a shepherd on the outlook, as a campanile.

The campanile of the ancient Mission of San Juan seemed as fine as frost work.

When she awoke the second time, the Campanile clock was striking two.

The history of the campanile of S. Pietro is a study in itself.

This saved the campanile, and it has since remained in its present condition.

The campanile of this church is a picturesque feature of Cortona.

The campanile is a late erection on the model of the old tower of St Mark.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from Italian, from campana "bell," from Late Latin campana, originally "metal vessel made in Campania," region around Naples.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CAMPANILE

belfry

nountower; part of tower

bell tower

nountower containing bell
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