noun, plural cam·pa·ni·les [kam-puh-nee-leez, -neelz] /ˌkæm pəˈni liz, -ˈnilz/, cam·pa·ni·li [kam-puh-nee-lee; Italian kahm-pah-nee-lee] /ˌkæm pəˈni li; Italian ˌkɑm pɑˈni li/.
Origin of campanile
Examples from the Web for campanile
"It is the bell of the Campanile tolling," the merchant exclaimed.The Lion of Saint Mark|G. A. Henty
The great bell of the Campanile would ring furious alarm peals.Lalage's Lovers|George A. Birmingham
Many of us are familiar with the ordinary form of the Italian bell-tower or campanile.Lectures on Architecture and Painting|John Ruskin
The campanile of this cathedral is pointed and very high; it can be seen from all parts of the city.
The top of the campanile was replaced after the earthquake of 1667.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for campanile
Word Origin for campanile
Word Origin and History for campanile
1630s, from Italian, from campana "bell," from Late Latin campana, originally "metal vessel made in Campania," region around Naples.