Definition of carillon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kəˈrɪljən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkærəlɑːn//
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  1. 1a set of bells on which tunes can be played, sometimes using a keyboard
  2. 2a tune played on bells
  3. Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French, from Old French quarregnon ‘peal of four bells’, based on Latin quattuor ‘four’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carillon