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Belfry

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That part of the steeple in which a bell is hung. Sometimes a separate tower is built, in a room of which the bell is placed. The old name was campanile, from campana, a bell. The most remarkable of the campaniles is that at Pisa, commonly called the "Leaning Tower."


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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Belfry'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/acd/b/belfry.html. 1901.

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