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  • n  a bell tower; usually stands alone unattached to a building

  • When the bronze bell in the chapel campanile tolled, each nun was supposed to stop in her tracks, even to swallowing the syllable of an incomplete word, and move on to perform the .
  • At least 27 people were killed this week, when an earthquake shook Panay and four other Philippine islands, toppled Jaro Cathedral's campanile, cracked open streets, caused $500 .
  • On a clear evening in Florence, from a rear terrace of the 15th century Palazzo Frescobaldi, you can see the lighted campanile of Brunelleschi's late masterwork, the Santo Spirito .
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  • Modest price hike for Campanile’s non-campus visitors
    BERKELEY — If you’re a current UC Berkeley student, staffer or faculty member, there’s excellent news about the Campanile: Admission for you, and for children under the age of 3, remains absolutely free. Even if you don’t fall into one of those groups, though, the news is pretty good: After 15 years, the price of admission to the iconic structure [...]
    June 26, 2013 - UC Berkeley NewsCenter

  • Francisco Franco in Paly Voice
    They [students of The Campanile] are doing journalistic work to help [create the background] atmosphere for the story,Franco said. "I'm writing a novel, its fiction, but I want it to be set in a realistic context in a Palo Alto that people...
  • Ernest Hemingway in The Australian
    Next morning we drive to Kobarid, which Italians call Caporetto, and Hemingway described as "a little white town with a campanile in a valley".
  • Richard Serra in San Francisco Chronicle
    I think that from a distance you'll read it as a sign,Serra said by phone from New York. "That's not its intention, but I think you'll read it as a sign for the plaza in something like the way you read a campanile in an Italian city."

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