Meaning of carillon

car•il•lon

Pronunciation: (kar'u-lon", -lun or, esp. Brit., ku-ril'yun), [key]
— n.
  1. a set of stationary bells hung in a tower and sounded by manual or pedal action, or by machinery.
  2. a set of horizontal metal plates, struck by hammers, used in the modern orchestra.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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