Definition of Leaning tower of pisa

1. Noun. A tall round marble campanile in Pisa that is not perpendicular; construction was begun in 1174.

Exact synonyms: Leaning Tower
Generic synonyms: Belfry, Campanile
Group relationships: Pisa



Definition of Leaning tower of pisa

1. Proper noun. A famous bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa, known for its irregular lean. ¹

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Leahy
Leakey
Leamington
Leander
Leaning Tower
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Leanne
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Lebanese monetary unit
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Literary usage of Leaning tower of pisa

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1878)
"... Leaning tower of Pisa, III. 661, 2 a; XIII. 541, 1 a (ill.). Leaning towers of Bologna, III. 18, 1 a (ill.). Lean-to, used for greenhouse, VIII. ..."

2. A Tramp Trip: How to See Europe on Fifty Cents a Day by Lee Meriwether (1886)
"Less than three persons are not permitted to ascend the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The reason ? I can only imitate the custodian, and shrug my shoulders. ..."

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