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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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Campanile \Cam`pa*ni"le\, n. [It. campanile bell tower, steeple, fr. It. & LL. campana bell.] (Arch.) A bell tower, esp. one built separate from a church.
Many of the campaniles of Italy are lofty and
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1630s, from Italian, from campana "bell," from Late Latin campana, originally "metal vessel made in Campania," region around Naples.
n. A bell tower (now especially when freestanding), often associated with a church or other public building, especially in Italy.
n. a bell tower; usually stands alone unattached to a building [syn: belfry]
The Iowa State UniversityCampanile is located on Iowa State's central campus, and is home to the Stanton Memorial Carillon. The campanile is widely seen as one of the major symbols of Iowa State University. It is featured prominently on the university's official ring and the university's mace, and is also the subject of the university's alma mater ("The Bells of Iowa State").
All species in this genus have become extinct, except Campanile symbolicum Iredale, 1917 from southwestern Australia. They used to flourish in the Tethys Sea and underwent a widespread adaptive radiation in the Cenozoic.
A campanile is a bell tower. Campanile may also refer to
The Campanile of Trinity College, Dublin is a bell tower and one of its most iconic landmarks. Donated by then Archbishop of Armagh, Lord John Beresford it was designed by Sir Charles Lanyon, sculpted by Thomas Kirk and finished in 1853.
Campanile ( Corsican; u campanile, meaning "the bell tower", pl. campanili) is a Corsican cake generally shaped as a crown, made of yeast dough. It is a typical dessert of the cuisine of Corsica and is a traditional Easter cake: the boiled eggs in the cake look like little bells inside the bell tower and represent the renewed fertility of the earth after the end of winter, remembering also the tradition to unleash the bells at Easter, after having tethered them at Good Friday.
The campanile is similar to southern Italian Easter cakes, like the Siciliancampanaru (whose name has the same meaning).
In southern Corsica, in the region around Sartène, it is produced an Easter cake akin to the Campanile and called Caccaveddu.
Usage examples of "campanile".
Once more, as he sat there, looking off across the ranches, his eyes fixed on the ancient campanile of the Mission church, the anguish that would not die leaped at his throat, tearing at his heart, shaking him and rending him with a violence as fierce and as profound as if it all had been but yesterday.
So instead of going back to the stage at which he had landed, he walked on towards the fascinating rosy frontage of the Ducal Palace, and the lofty red-brick tower of the Campanile, with its white arcades and pointed crest jutting high above the roofs from the still invisible square beyond.
He looked at the enormous and rather obtrusive Campanile, and seemed to ponder going up it, but decided against.
A large square, with a church and a campanile, spaces of trees, and an embankment which ran alongside them for a while.
And to-day the people gathered in gloomy silence while the great bell of the campanile tolled the call to the solemn funeral pageant by which the Republic offered reparation over the exhumed body of the victim.
Venice lagoon, backed by the tall Campanile and the sun-drenched colonnades of the Piazza San Marco, where the Grand Canal came sweeping out of the city, headed toward the sea.
The Campanile was already ringing out the hour as she threaded her way among the students taking advantage of the end-of-summer break for extra study and passed beneath the rustling plane trees in the plaza before Dwinelle Hall.
As the carillon of the Campanile finished ringing out the hour, she picked up her notebook and hurried down the hall.
Distant as memory, she heard the Campanile at the university begin to chime.
The main body of the church itself was at right angles to the colonnade, and at the point of intersection rose the belfry tower, an ancient campanile, where swung the three cracked bells, the gift of the King of Spain.
The campanile of the ancient Mission of San Juan seemed as fine as frost work.
Almost directly in front of him, but far off, the gilded dome of the court-house at Bonneville was glinting radiant in the first rays of the sun, while a few miles distant, toward the north, the venerable campanile of the Mission San Juan stood silhouetted in purplish black against the flaming east.
On ahead, a long ways off, and a little to the north, the venerable campanile of the Mission San Juan was glinting radiant in the last rays of the sun, while behind him, towards the north and west, the gilded dome of the courthouse at Bonneville stood silhouetted in purplish black against the flaming west.
The factory's clocktower was a half-scale replica of San Marco's famous campanile.
Its buildings are of two kinds: in the first the builders have disregarded the character of the local stone and permitted themselves an orgy of campaniles, baroque staircases, Norman arches, Moorish peepholes and bits of grisly Scottish chinoiserie and bondieuserie, if such terms may be allowed.