bell tower
noun Date: 1614 a tower that supports or shelters a bell

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  • bell tower — n. a tower in which a bell or set of bells is hung * * * …   Universalium

  • bell tower — bell ,tower noun count a tower of a church or other building in which there is a bell …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bell tower — n. a tower in which a bell or set of bells is hung …   English World dictionary

  • bell tower — noun a tower that supports or shelters a bell • Hypernyms: ↑tower • Hyponyms: ↑campanile, ↑belfry • Part Meronyms: ↑belfry * * * noun : a tower either freestanding or surmounting a civil or religious …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bell tower — A tower which contains one or more bells, or which is obviously designed to hold bells (even if it has none), is a bell tower. Most commonly, it is part of a church; but when attached to a city hall or other civic building (especially in… …   Wikipedia

  • Bell Tower — Infobox Skyscraper building name = Bell Tower caption = Bell Tower plural = location = 10104 103 Avenue NW flag|Edmonton, Alberta, Canada coordinates = status = Complete groundbreaking = 1980 constructed = 1982 opening = demolished = destroyed =… …   Wikipedia

  • bell tower — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bell tower : singular bell tower plural bell towers a tower of a church or other building in which there is a bell …   English dictionary

  • bell tower — noun A tower in which a bell (or set of bells) is hung; a belfry …   Wiktionary

  • bell tower — tall narrow tower in which a church bell is located …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bell tower — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. campanile, turret, belfry; see belfry , tower …   English dictionary for students

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