Origin of carillon
Examples from the Web for carillon
Historical Examples of carillon
The child went out of the place sadly, as the carillon rang.
His engagement to Miss Carillon had not been an agreeable experience.Robert Orange
John Oliver Hobbes
"You seemed to think differently at Carillon not long ago," he returned.
From the time he held her in his arms at Carillon, he knew it.
Then comes the faint music of the carillon laughing in the night.Vayenne
verb -lons, -lonning or -lonned
Word Origin for carillon
1775, from French carillon, which, according to French sources, is from Old French carignon "set of four bells," an alteration of quarregon, from Vulgar Latin *quadrinionem, from Latin quaternionem "set of four," from quater "four times," from PIE *kwetrus, from root *kwetwer- "four" (see four).