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Leaning Tower of Pisa, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishLeaning Tower of Pisa, thethe Leaning Tower of PisaˌLeaning ˌTower of ˈPisa, the  a tall round tower in Pisa, Italy, which does not stand straight, but leans to one side. It was built in the 12th century and is popular with tourists. In recent years work was successfully carried out to reduce the angle at which the tower leans, making it less likely to fall down.
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