campanile








< /ˌkæm pəˈni li; Italian ˌkɑm pɑˈni li/.

  1. a bell tower, especially one freestanding from the body of a church.

noun

  1. (esp in Italy) a bell tower, not usually attached to another buildingCompare belfry
n.

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

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