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

     

    carillon

     noun
    noun
    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 Origin late 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