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English Word:

carillon


English Pronunciation:

car•il•lon


Noun:


⇨Etymology

(French) carillon a chime of bells, originally consisting of four bells, as if from (assumed, Latin) quadrilio, from quatuer four.


⇨Definition

1. (Music) A chime of bells diatonically tuned, played by clockwork or by finger keys.

2. A tune adapted to be played by musical bells.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

Borrowing from French carillon.


Synonyms:

beiaard klokkenspel


Noun:

carillon (plural carillons) A set of bells, often in a bell tower, sometimes operated by means of a keyboard (manual or pedal), originating from the Low Countries. A tune adapted to be played by musical bells.


Anagrams:

rincolla


Reference:

carillon

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