Meaning of “campanology” in the English Dictionary

"campanology" in English

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campanologynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkæm.pəˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/ us /ˌkæm.pəˈnɑː.lə.dʒi/
noun [ C ] uk /ˌkæm.pəˈnɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ us /ˌkæm.pəˈnɑː.lə.dʒɪst/

Examples from literature

  • A correspondent, who is apparently much interested in campanology, asks me how he is to construct what he calls a "true and correct" peal for four bells. 
  • Soon after sunrise on Ascension Day I was woke clear and clean by the bells breaking into song. You know campanology is his great hobby. 

(Definition of “campanology” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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