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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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campanilecam‧pa‧ni‧le /ˌkæmpəˈniːli/ noun [countable]  AATBBa high bell tower that is usually separate from any other building
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campanileThe adjacent campanile is also interesting and is a combination of Norman and Byzantine work.The great campanile, over 300 feet in height, was built between the twelfth and sixteenth centuries.In front of this again is an octagonal baptistery and further west still a later campanile.A Medieval campanile has been added to one end of the Mausoleum and a Choir at the other.Today only the superb campanile and a section of the right side of the church remain from the original fourteenth-century building.They were also responsible for the reliefs decorating the campanile of the cathedral in Split.Jasper stood looking at the bell rope which came out of a small square aperture at what was the base of the campanile.The campaniles were separate but not generally as tall as Lombard ones.
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