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Definition of: carillon

(karə·lon, kə·rilyən) noun
1. A set of bells so hung and arranged as to be capable of being played upon, either by hand or by machinery, as a musical instrument.
2. A small instrument provided with bells, played upon by means of a pianoforte keyboard.
3. An air arranged for a chime of bells, or any rapid ringing of changes on a chime.
v.i. ·lonned, ·lon·ning
To play a carillon.
[<F <Med. L quadrilio, -onis set of four bells]

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fort carillon
memorial carillon
carillon tower
carillon school
carillon bells
netherlands carillon
bell carillon
carillon bell
royal carillon
national carillon
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carillon historical
le carillon
carillon canal
electronic carillon

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