bell tower


bell tower
noun
a tower that supports or shelters a bell
Hypernyms: ↑tower
Hyponyms: ↑campanile, ↑belfry
Part Meronyms: ↑belfry

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noun
: a tower either freestanding or surmounting a civil or religious building that supports or shelters a bell — compare belfry, campanile, carillon

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bell tower noun
A tower built to contain one or more bells, a campanile
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Main Entry:bell

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bell tower UK US noun [countable] [singular bell tower plural bell towers]
a tower of a church or other building in which there is a bell
Thesaurus: castles, towers and fortificationshyponym

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bell tower,
a tower built to contain a bell or bells.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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