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

 

tintinnabulation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌtɪntɪnæbjuˈleɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtɪntɪnæbjuˈleɪʃn//
 
[uncountable, countable] (formal)
 
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a ringing sound Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Latin tintinnabulum ‘tinkling bell’ (from tintinnare, reduplication of tinnire ‘to ring, tinkle’) + -ation.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tintinnabulation