Car"il*lon (?), n. [F. carillon a chime of bells, originally consisting of four bells, as if fr.. (assumed) L. quadrilio, fr. quatuer four.]

1. Mus.

A chime of bells diatonically tuned, played by clockwork or by finger keys.

2.

A tune adapted to be played by musical bells.

 

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