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

 

spire

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈspaɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspaɪər//
 
Architectural features
 
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a tall pointed structure on the top of a building, especially a church a magnificent view of the spires of the city See related entries: Architectural features Word Origin Old English spīr ‘tall slender stem of a plant’; related to German Spier ‘tip of a blade of grass’.
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