carillon

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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carilloncar‧ill‧on /kəˈrɪljən, ˈkærəljən, $ ˈkærəljɑːn, -lən/ noun [countable] APMa set of bells in a tower that are controlled from a piano keyboard, or a tune played on these bells
Examples from the Corpus
carillonThe resulting effect is reminiscent of a carillon of wooden hells.But a great carillon pealing, pealing.There was an air of intentness about him, a concentrated purpose that set a whole carillon of alarm bells ringing.
Origin carillon (1700-1800) French Old French quarregnon, from Late Latin quaternio set of four