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carillon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carillon  \Car"il*lon\,  n.  [F.  carillon  a  chime  of  bells, 
  originally  consisting  of  four  bells,  as  if  fr..  (assumed)  L. 
  quadrilio  fr  quatuer  four.] 
  1.  (Mus.)  A  chime  of  bells  diatonically  tuned,  played  by 
  clockwork  or  by  finger  keys. 
 
  2.  A  tune  adapted  to  be  played  by  musical  bells. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carillon 
  n  1:  set  of  bells  hung  in  a  bell  tower 
  2:  playing  a  set  of  bells  that  are  (usually)  hung  in  a  tower 
  [syn:  {bell  ringing},  {carillon  playing}] 




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