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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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