Meaning of Leaning Tower of Pisa, The

Lean'ing Tow'er of Pi'sa The

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  1. a round, marble campanile in Pisa, Italy, begun in 1174 and now 17 ft. (5.2 m) out of the perpendicular in its height of 179 ft. (54 m).
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