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EtymologyEdit

From Italian campanile, from campana (bell).

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  • IPA(key): /kæmpəˈnileɪ/, /kæmpəˈnili/

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campanile (plural campaniles or campanili)

  1. A bell tower (now especially when freestanding), often associated with a church or other public building, especially in Italy.
    The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a campanile.
    • 1914, E. V. Lucas, A Wanderer in Venice
      There was no doubt as to the direction, with the campanile of the duomo as a beacon.

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EtymologyEdit

From campana +‎ -ile. Compare Spanish campanil, Venetian canpaniłe.

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NounEdit

campanile m (plural campanili)

  1. bell tower
  2. belfry

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