a bell tower, especially one freestanding from the body of a church.
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How to use campanile in a sentence
In the campanile of S. Alessio there are two arcades in each storey, each divided with a mid-wall shaft.
One of the most notable examples in north Italy is the campanile of Pomposa near Ferrara.
Bewildered, and not entirely willing, Bates consented and the two went back to The campanile.In the Onyx Lobby | Carolyn Wells
Not far off is the Tower of Ivan Veliki, which serves as a campanile for three cathedrals and has thirty-four bells.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
Above the centre of the transept rose a campanile, surmounted by a very pointed timber-work spire.Ypres and the Battles of Ypres | Unknown
British Dictionary definitions for campanile
(esp in Italy) a bell tower, not usually attached to another building: Compare belfry
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