tintinnabulation

[ tin-ti-nab-yuh-ley-shuh n ]
/ ˌtɪn tɪˌnæb yəˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

the ringing or sound of bells.

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Origin of tintinnabulation

1825–35, Americanism; < Latin tintinnābul(um) bell (see tintinnabular) + -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for tintinnabulation

tintinnabulation
/ (ˌtɪntɪˌnæbjʊˈleɪʃən) /

noun

the act or an instance of the ringing or pealing of bells

Derived forms of tintinnabulation

tintinnabular, tintinnabulary or tintinnabulous, adjective
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